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VIC 49      Sund 2       Sundvag

 

Builder I Pimblott  Northwich
Official Nr 168882
Yard Nr 659
Launched 27/4/1944
Delivered 6/1944
Length 80.5 ft
Beam 20 ft
Gross 147 tons
Deadweight 165 tons
Engine 2 Cyl Steam Compound
GOVERNMENT SERVICE

The first of Pimblot's "improved" VICs. She was with the navy and them the admiralty at Portsmouth until 1947

CIVIL USE

Bought by H G Pounds of Portsmouth in 1947 later becoming "Sund 2" with Norwegian owners in 1953. In 1955 she was sold on to P/R Sundvag and renamed "Sundvag".

In 1963 she was converted to diesel and fitted with a constant speed propeller. Lengthened to 111.5 ft (183 grt) in 1964.