Category:Silvery Light (ship, 1884)

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Type Fishing Vessel, drifter (add this type to the list)
Built by William Robert Williams, St Ives Cornwall
Launch date
Completion date
Length overall 23.79 m (26 yd)
Beam 5.49 m (6 yd)
Draft 2.9 m (3.2 yd)
Gross tonnage 44.36
Main engine Cummins

History


  • 1884 Named: SILVERY LIGHT Flag: United Kingdom
    • Official number: 89055
  • 1890 Sold to a Norwegian for cod fishing Renamed: RAUST Flag: Norway
  • 1922 Used as a coastal freighter, supplying isolated settlements in North Norway and the Arctic.
  • 1931 Engine fitted
  • 1949 Counter stern added
  • Abandoned
  • 1988 Sold to an educational psychologist. Brought her to England for restoration and changed her name back to the original: SILVERY LIGHT Flag: United Kingdom
    Re-caulked and fitted with a new steel bulkhead and accommodation for up to twelve people. Other work has since been carried out to bring her up to MCA standards. Used to help treat patients. Spent six years chartering in the Azores, where she was also hired for whale watching and research.
  • 1999-09 Brought back to the UK. Works as a Sail Training Vessel with her home port at Eyemouth, Scotland.

National Register of Historic Vessels, CERTIFICATE No. 1838

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