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VIC 55

 

Builder Watson Gainsborough
Official Nr 166641
Yard Nr 1553
Launched 16/12/1944
Delivered 2/1945
Length 80.5 ft
Beam 20 ft
Gross 147 tons
Deadweight 165 tons
Engine 2 Cyl Steam Compound
GOVERNMENT SERVICE

On naval and admiralty service at Gosport and Devonport, where she was converted to a water carrier in 1948.

The photograph below shows her alongside an unidentified warship in September 1966.

She was last heard of when up for sale at Portsmouth in 1968.

CIVIL USE

 

 

Photograph courtesy of the Roy Cressey Collection