LV 14


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Source of Image: David Ian Wright (Wales)
Date of Image: Unknown

 

International Designation Number:

Light Vessel 14
 

Vessel Name: 

Goleulong 2000 Lightship

 

Previous Name/s: Helwick
Station: 17.12.53-16.03.55            Kentish Knock
03.04.55-03.08.56             Outer Gabbard
23.10.56-24.10.56           Cowes
24.10.56-25.08.59 Morecambe Bay
13.02.60-16.02.60 Scarweather
20.07.60-21.05.63 Royal Sovereign
23.08.63-15.01.76 Breaksea
04.06.76-27.10.83 Scarweather
25.02.84-01.06.89 Helwick
De-commissioned: 1991
Authority: Trinity House.

 

Construction:
Date of Construction: 1953
Builder: Phillip & Son, Dartmouth, England.
Material:
Cost: 80,685
Length: 137 1/4 feet ( 41.80 m )
Depth: 15 feet ( 4.60 m )
Beam: 25 feet ( 7.60 m )
Weight: 550 ton

 

 

Technical Data:

Elevation:
Range:
Propulsion:
Anchor:
Operational Dates: 1953 until 1999.
Crew: 7 men.

Notes:

In 1975, a landing platform was added, so that the crews could be transferred by helicopter.

sold in 1992 to become Church Fellowship Centre, Cardiff Bay and renamed GOLEULONG 2000.