M.D/T. Young Elizabeth – LT375

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Technical

Official Number: 183993
Yard Number: 416
Gross Tonnage: 115
Net Tonnage: 46
Length: 87.8 ft
Breadth: 20.5 ft
Depth: 9.5 ft
Oil Engine: 4 stroke 6-cyl 300BHP by Ruston & Hornsby Ltd, Lincoln

History

30.6.1953: Launched by Richards Ironworks Ltd, Lowestoft (Yd.No.416) for Small & Co (Lowestoft) Ltd, Lowestoft as YOUNG ELIZABETH.
8.1953: Completed (David F. Cartwright MC MBE, manager). Registered at Lowstoft (LT375).
By 1962: Hobsons (Lowestoft) Ltd designated managers.
1969: Sold to Offshore Oil Rig Services Ltd, St. Helier, Jersey (Gus Jenkins, Lowestoft). Lowestoft fishing register closed. Employed in offshore platform standby/safety role.
1977: Sold to Putford Enterprise Ltd, Lowestoft (Boston Putford Offshore Safety Ltd, managers).
1977: Converted to offshore platform standby/safety vessel.
1987: Sold to P. V. Rayner, Newmarket. Employed as a charter vessel.
3.1988: Laid up at Portsmouth.
9.1988: Reported sold but sale not concluded. Remained laid up at Portsmouth, registered as a private vessel (Yacht). Subsequently sold for conversion to a houseboat/live-aboard.
17.10.11: Berthed in Amsterdam

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M.D/T. Young Elizabeth LT375

M.D/T. Young Elizabeth LT375

M.D/T. Young Elizabeth LT375

M.D/T. Young Elizabeth LT375

M.D/T. Young Elizabeth LT375

M.D/T. Young Elizabeth LT375

M.D/T. Young Elizabeth LT375

M.D/T. Young Elizabeth LT375
Picture courtesy of George Westwood

M.D/T. Young Elizabeth LT375

M.D/T. Young Elizabeth LT375
Picture courtesy of George Westwood

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07/11/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.