|Photographer:||Phil English [View profile]||Title:||3963||Added:||Jun 15, 2009|
||Wrecks & Relics|
|Heybridge Basin, Essex. 14/6/09. Former Royal Navy harbour service launch, probably most recently used as a live-aboard and now laid up for sale.
Built in 1939 by Philip & Sons Limited, Dartmouth, 3963 is a harbour service launch for the of timber construction with a Foden FD6 inboard diesel engine installed in 1955. She was allocated for service at Devonport Naval Dockyard in 1940 and subsequently decommissioned and sold to the present owner in 1964. She is presently laid up in Essex.
52.60 feet Loa, 21 tons