44ft Motor Lifeboats
Number built 22, one of which came from the US Coast Guard (44328)
Photo © John Mercer
44-009 "Helen Turnbull" leaving Sheerness Harbour during a Violent Storm, winter of 1989/1990

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44-001 - ON Not Allocated

In Service
Name: Unnamed, was USCG boat 44328
Built:
1964 at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, Maryland, USA
Engines: 2 x 200hp Cummins V6
1973 - 2 x 250hp Ford Mermaid 595T
1982 - 2 x 203hp Caterpillar D3208
Based at: Trials 1964-1967, Launches 7, Lives saved 9
Relief Fleet (stationed at 22 stations in all) 1.2.1967-6.3.1996, Launches 291, Lives saved 100
Donor: General Funds
Cost: ?
© Cliff Crone
On relief at Eyemouth 1990
Ex Service
Name: 44-001
Owner: RNLI Heritage Trust
Date acquired: 6/2/97
Based at: Chatham Historic Dockyard
Job: Museum Exhibit
Altered:
No

RNLI Historic Lifeboat Collection
© Clive Lawford
At Chatham Historic Dockyard

44-002 - ON 1001

In Service
Name: John F. Kennedy
Built:
1966 at Brooke Marine Lowestoft
Engines: 2 x 215hp Cummins V6
1983 - 2 x 203hp Caterpillar D3208
Based at: Dun Laoghaire 5.1967-4.1990, Launches 238, Lives saved 161
Relief 4.1990-1996, Launches 72, Lives saved 10
Donor: Legacy of Miss C M H Gibson, and RNLI Funds
Cost: £33,000
© Justin Merrigan
Ex Service
Name: Sarah JFK
1st owner: Alan Skinner
Date acquired: 8/96
Based at: Royal Quays Marina, North Shields
Job: Sea angling
Altered:
Aft cabin removed and extended wheelhouse
© Allan Skinner
Name: Fortitude
2nd owner: Dave Burton/Bay Charters
Date acquired: 4/16
Based at: Sovereign Harbour, Eastbourne, East Sussex
Job: Fishing and dive boat
Altered:
Dive lift fitted to stern
© Philip Simons
At Shoreham 12/08/16
New name: John F. Kennedy
3rd owner: John Bowden
Date acquired: 22nd March 2018
Based at: Brixham, Devon
Job: Diving and Fishing
Altered: No
New name: ?
4th owner: ?
Date acquired: September 2019
Based at: Lagos, Nigeria
Job: Pilot Boat?
Altered: ?
© Ronnie Downs
At Leigh on Sea on route to Tilbury 25/11/19

44-003 - ON 1002

In Service
Name: Khami
Built: 1967 at Brooke Marine Lowestoft
Engines: 2 x 215hp Cummins V6
1981 - 2 x 203hp Caterpillar D3208
Based at: Gt Yarmouth & Gorleston 19.8.1967-5.1980, Launches 234, Lives saved 71
Relief 5.1980-1997, Launches 240, Lives saved 90
Donor: Gift of Mr and Mrs T G Bedwell
Cost: £33,361
© Henry Carter
At Gorleston
Ex Service
Name: P&O Nedlloyd Stratheden - 44-003
1st owner: Royal Volunteer Coastal Patrol, Australia (later Marine Rescue New South Wales)
Date acquired: 21/5/99
Based at: Botany Bay Division, NSW, Australia
Job: Coast Guard/Lifeboat
Altered:
No
© Garth Armstrong
In front of the Sydney Opera House 17/07/03
Name: ?
2nd owner: Private Ownership
Date acquired: ?
Based at: ?
Job: ?
Altered: ?
Name: Khami
3rd owner: ?
Date acquired: 2012
Based at: Esperence, Western Australia
Job: Shark Fishing
Altered: ?
© Andrew Mackinnon
At Hastings, Victoria 2012
Name: Khami
4th owner: Rowlie Walker
Date acquired: 2014
Based at: Beauty Point, Tasmania, Australia
Job: Yacht Club Rescue Vessel
Altered: Restored as an RNLI lifeboat except for foredeck rails
© Rowlie Walker
At Beauty Point, Tasmania, Australia June 2017

44-004 - ON 1003

In Service
Name: Faithful Forester
Built:
1967 at Brooke Marine Lowestoft
Engines: 2 x 215hp Cummins V6
1982 - 2 x 203hp Caterpillar D3208
Based at: Dover 26.7.1967-2.10.1979, Launches 202, Lives saved 140
Relief 7.10.1979-11.6.1984 , Launches 49, Lives saved 18
Holyhead 12.6.1984-14.9.1985, Launches 25, Lives saved 26
Relief 14.9.1985-27.6.1997, Launches 98, Lives saved 28
Donor: Ancient Order of Foresters
Cost: £35,000
© John Angier
At Polpero Lifeboat Day August 1995
Ex Service
Name: P&O Nedlloyd Strathmore - 44-004
1st owner: Royal Volunteer Coastal Patrol, Australia (later Marine Rescue New South Wales)
Date acquired: 21/5/99
Based at: Narooma Unit, NSW
Job: Coast Guard/Lifeboat
Altered:
No
© Brian Gunter
Narooma Bar
Name: Harbour Conquest
2nd owner: Harbour Services Australia
Date acquired: April 2011
Based at: Fremantle, Western Australia
Job: Crew transfer and utility vessel
Altered: Aft cabin removed
© Harbour Services Australia
At Fremantle
Name: Harbour Conquest
3rd owner: Blake Lieschke
Date acquired: 28/11/19.
Based at: Claremont, Western Australia
Job: Recreational vessel for extended cruising, fishing and diving
Altered: No

YouTube
Intergram
© Blake Lieschke

44-005 - ON 1004

In Service
Name: Margaret Graham
Built:
1967 at Brooke Marine Lowestoft
Engines: 2 x 215hp Cummins V6
1982 - 2 x 203hp Caterpillar D3208
Based at: Harwich 27.9.1967-3.1980, Launches 173, Lives saved 77
Relief 5.1980-1986, Launches 49, Lives saved 14
Amble 9.6.1986-24.7.99, Launches 166, Lives saved 6
Donor: An anonymous gift
Cost: £37,838
© Lutz Zetzsche
Leaving Amble Harbour
Ex Service
Name: St. Hilda of Whitby
Owner: Scarborough Borough Council
Date acquired: 4/8/99
Based at: Whitby & Scarborough
Job: Pilot & Work Boat
Altered:
No
© Gareth Spark
At Whitby

44-006 - ON 1005

In Service
Name: Arthur and Blanche Harris
Built:
1968 at Brooke Marine Lowestoft
Engines: 2 x 215hp Cummins V6
1979 - 2 x 203hp Caterpillar D3208
Based at: Barry Dock 14.3.1968-1974, Launches 109, Lives saved 44
Relief 1974-1979, Launches 33, Lives saved 7
Donaghadee 23.8.1979-12.1986, Launches 8, Lives saved 43
Relief 1986-1993, Launches 56, Lives saved 18
Courtmacsherry 5.1993-9.1995, Launches 17, Lives saved 7
Relief 1995-1996, Launches 2, Lives saved 0
Donor: Legacy of Mrs B A L Harris
Cost: £35,000

The Axis Historical Society's "Story of 44-006"
© Tom Kennedy
At Courtmacsherry 24/09/95
Ex Service
Name: P&O Nedlloyd Strathallan - 44-006
1st owner: Royal Volunteer Coastal Patrol, Australia (later Marine Rescue New South Wales)
Date acquired: 21/5/99
Based at: Ulladulla Unit, NSW 1999 - 2007
Broken Bay Division, NSW 2007 - 2009
Job: Coast Guard/Lifeboat
Altered:
No
© Jamie Roberts
At Ulladulla 2006
Name: Harbour Crusader
2nd owner: Harbour Services Australia
Date acquired: 2009
Based at: Fremantle, Western Australia
Job: Crew transfer and utility vessel
Altered: Aft cabin removed and re engined
© Harbour Services Australia
At Fremantle
Scrapped
2019 in Western Australia

44-007 - ON 1006

In Service
Name: Connel Elizabeth Cargill
Built:
1968 at Brooke Marine Lowestoft
Engines: 2 x 215hp Cummins V6
1982 - 2 x 203hp Caterpillar D3208
Based at: Troon 8.1968-8.1985, Launches 45, Lives saved 66
Arklow 7.3.1986-6.1990, Launches 29, Lives saved 19
Relief 1990-1997, Launches 33, Lives saved 3
Donor: W A Cargill Charitable Trust
Cost: £34,386
© Cliff Crone
On relief at Eyemouth 21/12/96
Ex Service
Name: P&O Nedlloyd Rawalpindi - 44-007
1st owner: Royal Volunteer Coastal Patrol, Australia (later Marine Rescue New South Wales)
Date acquired: 21/5/99
Based at: Middle Harbour Unit (Sydney), NSW
Job: Coast Guard/Lifeboat
Altered: No
© Roland Chrystal
Name: ?
2nd owner: ?
Date acquired: ?
Based at: ?
Job: ?
Altered: ?
Name: ?
3rd owner: ?
Date acquired: 2013
Based at: Brisbane River, Queensland, Australia
Job: Workboat
Altered: ?
© Tom Waugh
At Brisbane

44-008 - ON 1026

In Service
Name: Eric Seal (Civil Service No. 36)
Built: 1974 at Groves & Guttridge Cowes
Engines: 2 x 260hp General Motors GM 8V-53
Based at: Eyemouth 7.2.1974-3.1996, Launches 153, Lives saved 45
Donor: Civil Service Lifeboat Fund
Cost: £100,000
© Eyemouth Lifeboat Station
Ex Service
Name: The Spirit of Standard Bank
Owner: Sea Rescue Institute of Namibia
Date acquired:
4/2000
Based at:
Walvis Bay, Namibia 2000 - 2005
Luderitz Bay, Namibia 2005 - Present
Job: Lifeboat
Altered: No
© Hilmar Snorrason
At Walvis Bay 06/09/03

44-009 - ON 1027

In Service
Name: Helen Turnbull
Built:
1974 at Groves & Guttridge Cowes
Engines: 2 x 260hp General Motors GM 8V-53
Based at: Sheerness 4.4.1974-3.1996, Launches 649, Lives saved 297
Achill 28.8.1996-1.1998, Launches 9, Lives saved 0
Relief 1.1998-11.1998, Launches 24, Lives saved 7
Donor: Legacy Mr J B Turnbull, and Medway Lifeboat Appeal
Cost: £100,000
© John Mercer
At Sheerness, winter 1989/90
Ex Service
Name: Badger
1st owner: Elan Investments, Douglas, Isle of Man
Date acquired: 28/12/98
Based at: Douglas, Isle of Man
Job: Leisure Boat
Altered: Yes, cabin added


©  Les Singer
At Ambleside, Lake Windermere
Name: Sturm
2nd owner: ?
Date acquired: 2016
Based at: Bowling Basin, West Dunbartonshire, UK
Job:
Leisure Boat
Altered: No
© Hugh Searle
At Bowling Basin 22/03/18

44-010 - ON 1028

In Service
Name: Thomas Forehead and Mary Rowse II
Built:
1974 at Groves & Guttridge Cowes
Engines: 2 x 260hp General Motors GM 8V-53
Based at: Plymouth 22.5.1975-1.1988, Launches 182, Lives saved 91
Fowey 26.1.1988-1996, Launches 169, Lives saved 35
Relief 1996-1997, Launches 4, Lives saved 0
Donor: Legacy of Mr T Field
Cost: £100,000
© Duncan Mackenzie
At Fowey
Ex Service
Name: Westgate Rescue
1st owner:
Taranaki Volunteer Coastguard (Royal New Zealand Coastguard Federation)
Date acquired: 1999
Based at: New Plymouth, Taranaki
Job: Coast Guard/Lifeboat
Altered: No
© Coastguard Taranaki
Name: Harrier
2nd owner:
?
Date acquired:
2012
Based at: Littelton, New Zealand
Job: ?
Altered: No
© Bryan Shankland
At Littelton
Name: Harrier
3rd owner: ?
Date acquired: Circa 2015
Based at: Bluff, New Zealand
Job: Used in the Fjordlands area
Altered: ?
© Alex Cuthbert
At Buff 06/04/19

44-011 - ON 1029

In Service
Name: Augustine Courtauld
Built:
1974 at Groves & Guttridge Cowes
Engines: 2 x 260hp General Motors GM 8V-53
Based at: Poole 11.1974-10.1983, Launches 106, Lives saved 32
Relief 10.1983-1985, Launches 8, Lives saved 5
Troon 25.8.1985-10.1987, Launches 53, Lives saved 38
Relief 29.10.1987-5.6.1990, Launches 9, Lives saved 0
Arklow 5.6.1990-2.1997, Launches 78, Lives saved 26
Stored at Poole 6.4.1997-10.5.1999, Launches 1, Lives saved 1
Donor: Gift Mr W P Courtauld, and Mayor of Poole’s Appeal
Cost: £81,000
© RNLI
At Arklow
Ex Service
Name: P&O Nedlloyd Strathaird - 44-011
1st owner:
Royal Volunteer Coastal Patrol, Australia (later Marine Rescue New South Wales)
Date acquired: 21/5/99
Based at: Broken Bay Division, NSW 1999 - 2002 and Trial Bay Division, NSW 2002 - 2011
Job: Coast Guard/Lifeboat
Altered: No
At Broken Bay
Name: Augustine Courtauld
2nd owner:
Melbourne Charter Services P/L
Date acquired: 20/5/11
Based at:
Melbourne, Australia
Job:
Security, crew change, towage, etc
Altered: No alterations but livery changed back to the original RNLI colours
© Rowland Kubale
At Melbourne 2012

44-012 - ON 1033

In Service
Name: The White Rose of Yorkshire
Built:
1974 at Groves & Guttridge Cowes
Engines: 2 x 260hp General Motors GM 8V-53
Based at: Whitby 24.11.1974-12.1988, Launches 239, Lives saved 51
Invergordon 1.4.1989-5.1996, Launches 66, Lives saved 10
Relief 5.1996-1999, Launches 1, Lives saved 0
Donor: Gift of Miss G Milburn
Cost: £79,018
© RNLI
Ex Service
Name: 1A.001 Robert Bank Lifeboat/1A.001 White Rose of Yorkshire
1st owner: Canadian Lifeboat Institution, from 2002 Canadian Lifeboat Institute/Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary and later The Roberts Bank Lifeboat Society
Date acquired: 11/6/99
Based at: Delta Station, Robert Bank, Vancouver
Job: Lifeboat
Altered: No
© Paul Rasmussen
New name: 1A.001 White Rose of Yorkshire
2nd owner:
?
Date acquired: 2008
Based at: Ladner, British Columbia
Job:
Private Vessel
Altered: Minor changes
© Clive Lawford
At Ladner 15/07/11

44-013 - ON 1034

In Service
Name: Thomas James King
Built:
1974 at Groves & Guttridge Cowes
Engines: 2 x 260hp General Motors GM 8V-53
Based at: St Helier 3.2.1975-12.1989, Launches 288, Lives saved 155
Relief 1989-1993, Launches 20, Lives saved 11
Dunbar 1.8.1993-1.1996, Launches 21, Lives saved 0
Relief 1996-1997, Launches 0, Lives saved 0
Donor: Proceeds of Jersey Lifeboat Appeal
Cost: £100,000
Ex Service
Name: Northesk
1st owner: Montrose Harbour Board
Date acquired: 8/98
Based at: Montrose docks
Job: Pilot boat
Altered: Wheelhouse extended and enclosed
© Tony Denton
At Montrose 14/7/00
Name: ?
2nd owner: Bay Towage and Salvage Co Ltd.
Date acquired: 2012
Based at: Ramsden, Barrow
Job: ?
Altered: ?
Name: Ledra Express
3rd owner:
Ledra Ena Shipping Cy Ltd.
Date acquired: July 2013
Based at:
Limassol, Cyprus
Job:
Crew transportation and transporting light supplies.
Altered: No

Ledra Ena Shipping Cy Ltd.
© Ledra Ena Shipping
At Limassol, Cyprus

44-014 - ON 1035

In Service
Name: St. Patrick
Built:
1974 at Groves & Guttridge Cowes
Engines: 2 x 260hp General Motors GM 8V-53
Based at: Dunmore East 19.3.1975-10.1996, Launches 252, Lives saved 83
Donor: Proceeds of Irish Lifeboat Appeal
Cost: £100,000
© Joe McCabe
At Dunmore East
Ex Service
Name: P&O Nedlloyd Srathnaver - Community Spirit - 44-014
1st owner: Royal Volunteer Coastal Patrol, Australia (later Marine Rescue New South Wales)
Date acquired: 21/5/99
Based at:
Batemans Bay Division, NSW
Job:
Coast Guard/Lifeboat
Altered:
No
© Peter Paine
At Batemans Bay, January 2000
Name: St. Patrick Strathnaver
2nd owner:
David Yule
Date acquired: 18 October 2009
Based at: Mornington Peninsula in Victoria
Job: ?
Altered: No
© Andrew Mackinnon
At Yaringa Marina Western Port 25/09/12

44-015 - ON 1036

In Service
Name: Lady of Lancashire
Built:
1975 at Groves & Guttridge Cowes
Engines: 2 x 260hp General Motors GM 8V-53
Based at: Fleetwood 21.1.1976-15.10.1989, Launches 170, Lives saved 95
Dun Laoghaire 20.3.1990-10.1.1995, Launches 80, Lives saved 4
Relief 10.1.1995-2.11.1996, Launches 4, Lives saved 0
Donor: An anonymous gift
Cost: £85,967
© RNLI
At Fleetwood
Ex Service
Name: St. Boisil
Owner:
Berwick Harbour Trust
Date acquired: 11/96, £55,000
Based at: Berwick on Tweed docks
Job: Pilot boat
Altered: Wheelhouse enclosed
© Cliff Crone
At Berwick 22/08/10

44-016 - ON 1042

In Service
Name: Ralph and Joy Swann
Built:
1976 at Bideford Ship Yard N. Devon
Engines: 2 x 250hp Ford Mermaid 595T
1981 - 2 x 250hp Caterpillar D3208T
Based at: Ramsgate 14.7.1976-4.1990, Launches 292, Lives saved 199
Tobermory 6.8.1990-2.1991, Launches 14, Lives saved 2
Portree 2.5.1991-6.6.1996, Launches 60, Lives saved 4
Relief 6.1996-1998, Launches 13, Lives saved 1
Donor: Legacy Mrs A G Cranthorne, and RNLI funds
Cost: £130,000
© Ray Noble
At Ramsgate
Ex Service
Name: West Swann
Owner: Mr R Lee, Port Howard Lodge, Falkland Islands
Date acquired: 7/98
Based at: Port Howard, Falkland Islands
Job:
Tourist and ferry boat
Altered: No
© Hattie Coulthard
At Port Howard, Falkland Islands January 1999

44-017 - ON 1043

In Service
Name: The Nelsons of Donaghadee, from 1979 Wavy Line
Built:
1976 at Bideford Ship Yard N. Devon
Engines: 2 x 250hp Ford Mermaid 595T
1978 - 2 x 250hp Caterpillar D3208T
1980 - 2 x 250hp Caterpillar D3208T
Based at: Donaghadee 10.1976-7.1977, Launches 1, Lives saved 0
Relief 1978-1990, Launches 111, Lives saved 51
Sunderland 17.4.1990-28.3.1997, Launches 113, Lives saved 20
Relief: 28.3.1997-6.3.1998, Launches 0, Lives saved 0
Donor: Wavy Line Grocers Association
Cost: £174,688
© Alan Nicholson
At Sunderland Air Show 1991
Ex Service
Name: Nicholsons Rescue/Trust Porirua Rescue
1st owner: Mana Volunteer Coastguard (Royal New Zealand Coastguard Federation)
Date acquired: 7/3/98
Based at: Mana Island near Wellington
Job: Coast Guard/Lifeboat
Altered: No
© Max Pudney
At Mana
Name: Toucan
2nd owner: ?
Date acquired: January 2010
Based at: Lyttelton, Christchurch
Job: ?
Altered: No
Name: Toucan
3rd owner: Maritime Specialist Services
Date acquired:
March/April 2015
Where based now: Lyttelton, Christchurch
Job: Towing, salvage and crew transport
Altered: Aft cabin removed and extended wheelhouse

Maritime Specialist Services

Maritime Specialist Services (Facebook)
© Maritime Specialist Services Ltd
At Lyttelton

44-018 - ON 1044

In Service
Name: The Scout
Built:
1976 at Bideford Ship Yard N. Devon
Engines: 2 x 250hp Ford Mermaid 595T
1982 - 2 x 250hp Caterpillar D3208T
Based at: Hartlepool 17.2.1977-7.1997, Launches 250, Lives saved 10
Donor: The Scout Association
Cost: £122,000
© Nicholas Leach
At Teesmouth Lifeboat Day July 1996
Ex Service
Name: ADES 16/14-016
1st owner:
ADES (Uruguayan Lifeboat Service)
Date acquired:
1997
Based at: Lifeboat Station Nº 1, Puerto del Buceo, Montevideo 1997 - till she was severely damaged in a storm after breaking free from her moorings on the 19/09/12
Job: Lifeboat
Altered: No
Crewed by volunteers
© ADES
Name: ?
2nd owner: Private Owner
Date acquired: 2015
Based at:
Puerto del Buceo, Montevideo
Job: Workboat
Altered: Aft cabin removed and wheelhouse extended
© Olavo Vieira
At Puerto del Buceo 26/01/20

44-019 - ON 1045

In Service
Name: Louis Marchesi of Round Table
Built:
1976 at Bideford Ship Yard N. Devon
Engines: 2 x 250hp Ford Mermaid 595T
1981 - 2 x 250hp Caterpillar D3208T
Based at: Newhaven 24.5.1977-9.8.1985, Launches 289, Lives saved 134
Relief: 9.8.1985-10.1986, Launches 0, Lives saved 0
Alderney 23.10.1986-7.3.1994, Launches 170, Lives saved 123
Exmouth 8.7.1994-6.7.1996, Launches 39, Lives saved 5
Relief 5.12.1996-20.4.1997, Launches 1, Lives saved 0
Donor: National Association of Round Tables, Gt Britain
Cost: £150,000
© John Angier
At Poole depot 10 June 1997
Ex Service
Name: P & O Nedlloyd Rescue
1st owner:
Waiheke Volunteer Coastguard (Royal New Zealand Coastguard)
Date acquired: 12/2/99
Based at: Waiheke Island
Job: Coast Guard/Lifeboat
Altered: No
© Waiheke Volunteer Coastguard
Name: P & O Nedlloyd Rescue
2nd owner: Peter Goodmanson
Date acquired: 4 May 2006
Where based now: Whangarei
Job: Leisure/House Boat
Altered: No
Name: P & O Nedlloyd Rescue
3rd owner: Armin Ziegler
Date acquired: 20th September 2010
Where based now:
Auckland
Job: Family pleasure boat
Altered: No
© Armin Ziegler

44-020 - ON 1060

In Service
Name: John Fison
Built:
1980 at Fairey Marine Cowes
Engines: 2 x 250hp Caterpillar D3208T
Based at: Harwich 11.3.1980-6.10.1996, Launches 232, Lives saved 97
Relief 6.10.1996-24.9.99, Launches 25, Lives saved 3
Donor: Gift of Mrs D E Fison and Mrs Knowles, legacy of Mrs Sutcliffe
Cost: £260,000
© Paul Russell
At Harwich
Ex Service
Name: Hamilton Rotary Rescue
1st owner:
Raglan Volunteer Coastguard (Royal New Zealand Coastguard)
Date acquired: 24/8/99
Based at: Raglan
Job: Coast Guard/Lifeboat
Altered:
No
© Max Pudney
At Mana, New Zealand
Name: ?
2nd owner: ?
Date acquired: 12/2005
Based at: Napier, New Zealand
Job: ?
Altered: ?
Name: Harbour Cruiser
3rd owner: Harbour Services Australia
Date acquired: 2006
Based at: Fremantle, Western Australia, Lives saved 1
Job:
Crew transfer and utility vessel
Altered:
Aft cabin removed
© Harbour Services Australia
At Fremantle

44-021 - ON 1065

In Service
Name: Barham
Built:
1980 at Fairey Marine Cowes
Engines: 2 x 250hp Caterpillar D3208T
Based at: Gt Yarmouth & Gorleston 30.5.1980-3.1996, Launches 254, Lives saved 71
Relief 4.1996-17.1.1999, Launches 25, Lives saved 11
Donor: Legacies of Mr C A S Stringer and Mrs A G Miles
Cost: £260,000
© Paul Russell
At Goleston
Ex Service
Name: Waveney
1st owner: Hawkes Bay Volunteer Coastguard (Royal New Zealand Coastguard)
Date acquired: Jan 2000
Based at:
Napier, Hawke Bay
Job:
Coast Guard/Lifeboat
Altered:
No
© Grant Porter
At Mana 2002
Name: Legend
2nd owner: Graham Booth & Fiona Rolfe
Date acquired: 27 June 2003
Based at: Auckland, New Zealand
Job: Pleasure Boat, to be used mainly for diving.
Altered: Removal of aft cabin and enclose wheelhouse. 2 extra full size bunks in forward cabin. Head and Shower unit. New deck with large under deck storage. 450L fresh water tank and 150L black water holding tank. Dingy Cradle and Crane. New anchor winch and fairlead with plough anchor and 65m of chain. Diving ladder.
© Graham Booth
Name: Legend
3rd owner: Wayne Fisk
Date acquired: 31 Jan 2008
Based at: Seaview Marina in Wellington Harbor
Job: Pleasure Boat
Altered: No

Was up for sale in 2012

44-022 - ON 1079

In Service
Name: The William and Jane
Built:
1982 at Fairey Marine Cowes
Engines: 2 x 250hp Caterpillar D3208T
Based at: Blyth 26.10.1982-12.1995, Launches 136, Lives saved 43
Larne 19.3.1996-11.1998, Launches 23, Lives saved 11
Donor: Legacies of Miss Hewson, Mrs Grey, Mr Dunn, and others
Cost: £319,940
© Joe McCabe
At Dunmore East
Ex Service
Name: John Barton Acland Rescue
1st owner: Kaikoura Volunteer Coastguard (Royal New Zealand Coastguard)
Date acquired: May 1999
Based at: Kaikoura, New Zealand
Job: Coast Guard/Lifeboat
Altered: No
© Grant Porter
At Wellington 13/11/05
Name: Gryphon
2nd owner: Tom & Kris Carpenter of Papaaloa, Hawaii
Date acquired: 21 April 2005
2005-2012 Picton, New Zealand
2012-2016 Opua, Bay of Islands, New Zealand
2016-2018 Newport, Broken Bay, Sydney, Australia and cruising the Australian coast
2018-2020 Bethel Island, California, USA
2020-Present Newport, Oregon, USA
Job: Coastal Cruising
Altered: Davit and custom dingy, enclosed pilot house, fuel bladder tanks, lined interior with tropical pine, galley, dining settee, 2 forward bunks, enclosed head with shower, master-state room aft, 10 opening port lights, 6 opening hatches, solar panels, fresh water maker, etc.
© Ryan Fogarty
At Morro Bay, California
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