M.T. Willa – LT43

Technical

Official Number: 162976
Yard Number: 248
Completed: 1935
Gross Tonnage: 84
Net Tonnage: 34
Length: 75 ft
Breadth: 20′ 6″
Depth: 9′ 9″
Built: Richards Ironworks Ltd
Engine: 220hp Ruston 5 cyl

History

1935: Completed By Richards Ironworks for L.T.(1934) Ltd, (W. F. Cockrell, manager).
1955: Lengthened to 85ft. New engine fitted.
1972: Converted for SSV duties.
1986: Sold en bloc with GULA and ROTHA by The Colne Shipping Co Ltd (G. D. Claridge) to G. T. Services, Barking (George Tutt) for breaking up.
04.07.86: Sailed Lowestoft for the River Thames.

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M.T. Willa LT43

M.T. Willa LT43
Picture courtesy of Fred Baker

M.T. Willa LT43

M.T. Willa LT43

S.S.V. Willa LT43

S.S.V. Willa LT43
Picture courtesy of Trevor Snowling

S.S.V. Willa LT43

S.S.V. Willa LT43
Picture courtesy of Trevor Snowling

Changelog
04/11/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.