Patricia - IMO 8003632
|Photographer:||Chris Hunsicker [View profile]||Title:||Patricia||Added:||Jul 23, 2005|
||Buoy/Lighthouse Maintenance Vessels & Lightships|
|Patricia (3)Seen here in the Solent
(Trinity House: 1982- )
Patricia (3) is one of two Lighthouse Tenders currently operated by Trinity House (2003). She was built by Robb Caledon in Leith in 1982. Patricia is 284 feet long and 2541 gross tons - the largest lighthouse tender that Trinity House had ever owned. She carries a crew of 23. Patricia (3) replaced the Patricia (2), and as the Trinity House "yacht", and led the Royal Yacht Britannia at the D-Day 50th Anniversary Fleet Review in 1994. Patricia is also fitted with the additional accommodation for inspecting committees etc. From 2003, this accommodation is available for the use of up to 12 passengers whilst Patricia (3) undergoes her normal duties
|Vessel type:||Buoy-laying Vessel|
|Gross tonnage:||2,639 tons|
|Summer DWT:||990 tons|
© Mike Griffiths
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