Barnett-class lifeboat

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Lifeboat William and Kate Johnston 1923.jpg
William and Kate Johnston
Class overview
Builders: J Samuel White & Co, Cowes, Isle of Wight
Operators: Royal National Lifeboat Institution
General characteristics
Type: Motor lifeboat
Length: 52 ft (16 m) - 60 ft (18 m)
Beam: 14 ft 9 in (4.50 m)
Installed power: Two D.E. Six-cylinder, 80 hp submersible petrol engins
Propulsion: 2 × pitch propellers in tunnels
Speed: 9.5 kn (17.6 km/h)
Range: 300 nmi (560 km)
Crew: 6

The Barnett-class lifeboat was operated by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) from its stations around the coasts of the United Kingdom.

History[edit]

Description[edit]

Fleet[edit]

60 foot boats[edit]

ON Name In service Principal Station Image
682 William and Kate Johnston 1923–1950 New Brighton Lifeboat William and Kate Johnston 1923.jpg
693 Emma Constance 1926–1951 Aberdeen RNLB Emma Constance 1928.jpg
696 Robert & Marcella Beck 1926–1952 Plymouth
715 Princess Mary 1929–1952 Padstow

51 foot boats[edit]

ON Name In service Principal Station Image
702 J.J.K.S.W. 1928–1955
1955–1964
Stromness
Relief fleet
717 A.E.D. 1929–1950
1951–1957
Holyhead
Valencia
718 William and Harriot 1929–1959 Stornaway[1]
719 Queen Victoria 1929–1958 St. Peter Port
720 City of Glasgow 1929–1958 Campbletown
731 Lady Jane & Martha Ryland 1930–1958 Lerwick
733 Mary Stanford 1930–1959 Ballycotton DauntRescueGribble.png
734 George Shee 1930–1958 Torbay
735 William and Clara Ryland 1930–1957 Weymouth
754 The Lloyds 1932–1969 Barra Island RNLB Lloyds ON-754.jpg
755 Peter and Sarah Blake 1932–1972 Fenit
776 The Rankin 1935–1970 Aith
860 Southern Africa 1949–1967 Dover

52 foot (x 13'6) boats[edit]

ON Name In service Principal Station
883 Norman B Corlett 1950–1973 New Brighton
884 St.Cybi (Civil Service No. 9)[2] 1950–1985 Holyhead
889 Hilton Briggs 1951–1975 Aberdeen & Fenit
890 Thomas Forehead & Mary Rowse 1952–1981 Plymouth
898 Joseph Hiram Chadwick 1952–1979 Padstow & Galway Bay
899 City of Glasgow 2 1952–1979 Campbletown
912 Euphrosyne Kendal 1954–1983 St.Peter Port & Dunmore East
913 James & Margaret Boyd 1954–1984 Stornoway & Invergordon
923 John Gellatly Hyndman 1955–1984 Stronsay
924 Archibald and Alexander M Paterson 1955–1989 Stromness

52 foot (x 14') boats[edit]

ON Name In service Principal Station
935 R A Colby Cubbin No. 3 1957–1984 Barra Island
936 EMM Gordon Cubbin 1957–1982 Mallaig
938 Rowland Watts 1957–1983 Valencia
939 Frank Spiller Locke 1957–1976 Weymouth
943 Claude Cecil Staniforth 1958–1978 Lerwick
944 Ramsay Dyce 1958–1976 Aberdeen
945 Princess Alexandra of Kent 1958–1980 Torbay
949 Ethel Mary 1959–1988 Ballycotton
952 Duke of Cornwall (Civil Service No. 33) 1961–1989 The Lizard
956 John and Francis MacFarlane 1961–1986 Aith

References[edit]

  1. ^ "RNLB William and Harriot". RNLI. Retrieved 23 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "The RNLI Chatham Museum". RNLI. Retrieved 23 April 2012. 

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