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Barnett-Class

Built in various versions and designed by James R. Barnett. The boat was constructed from timber and divided into 15 watertight compartments. The type first entered service in 1928 with the last joining the fleet in 1961.

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Barnett 51 x 13'6

 

Length 51' x 13' 6" Speed 9.5 kts
Weight ?? Range 300 nm
Construction Traditional Wooden Endurance ??
Engines 2 x Weyburn  six cylinder 60hp submersible petrol engines Crew 6

Builders= JSW J. Samuel White, Cowes. GG=Groves and Gutterige, Cowes. ROW= Rowhedge. SR= Saunders Roe.

O/N Name Year Bldr Base/Comments
702 J.j.K.S.W 1928 SR Stromness 28-55. Relief 55-64. Sold 1965 as John Dee. Sunk off Anglesey in about 2007.
717 A. D. E 1929 JSW Holyhead 29-50. Valentia 51-57. Sold 1957 as Morning Star PH76.
718 William and Harriot 1929 JSW Stornaway 29-54. Relief 54-59 Sold 1957 as W and H.
719 Queen Victoria 1929 JSW St. Peter Port 29-40. Relief 40-41.  Killibegs 41-45. St. Peter Port 45-54. Relief 54-58. Sold 1958 as Queen Victoria.
720 City of Glasgow 1929 JSW Campbeltown 29-53. RELIEF 53-62.  Sold as Hubberstone/Elfred.
731 Lady Jane and Martha Ryland 1930 JSW Lerwick 30-58. Relief 58-69. Sold as Cambrae/Lady Jane. Derelict at Torpoint, Plymouth in late 2015.
733 Mary Stanford 1930 SR Ballycotton 30-59. To relief 59-68,. Sold 69. To Limerick Harbour as pilot boat until 80's. To Dublin and  Kept in Grand Dock until 2014. ToBallycotton for display 2014.
734 George Shee 1930 SR Torbay 30-58. Sold 1959 as George Shee.
735 William and Clara Ryland 1930 SR Weymouth 30-57. Sold 1957 as William and Clara Ryland.
754 Lloyds 1932 GG Barra Island 32-57. Relief 57-69. Sold as Jersey Gleaner/Causeway Gleaner. At Shoreham on 14/05/10 needing TLC. At Sandwich, Kent in 2018 still "Rough".
755 Peter and Sarah Blake 1932 JSW Fenit 32-58. Relief 58-74. Sold as New Providence. Reverted to original name and under restoration at Foxes Marina, Ipswich.
776 The Rankin 1935 GG Aith 35-61. Relief 61-69. Sold 1969 as Penny Dragon/Perseverence.
860 Southern Africa 1949 ROW Dover 49-67. Relief 67-80. Sold as Valparaiso 3.

ON 754 Lloyds at Shoreham in need of some TLC on 14/05/10 (Photo Galley Boy)

Barnett-Class 52Foot x 13'6

 
O/N Name Year Bldr Base/Comments
883 Norman B. Corlett 1950 JSW New Brighton 50-73. Relief 73-82. Sold as Norman B. Corlett.
884 St. Cybi (CS No 9) 1950 JSW Holyhead 50-80. Relief 80-86. Sold as St. Cybi.
889 Hilton Briggs 1951 JSW Aberdeen 51-58. Fenit 58-69. Relief  69-70. Longhope 70. Relief 70-74. Invergordon 74-75. Sold as Tartan Prince/Hilton Briggs.
890 Thomas Forehead and Mary Rowse 1952 JSW Plymouth 52-74. Relief 74-83. Sold as Linda II/Isle Ornsay
898 Joseph Hiram Chadwick1952 1952 JSW Padstow Harbour 52-67. Galway Bay 68-77. Relief 77-80. Sold as Julia Clare/Forceful.
899 City of Glasgow II 1953 JSW Campbeltown 53-79 Relief 79-80. Sold as Pisces/City of Glasgow.
912 Euphrosyne Kendal 1954 JSW St. Peter Port 54-72. Dunmore East 73-75. Relief 75-83. Sold as Beatrice Mary. Ashore at Cork Boatyard, Rushbrook, Cobh and scrapped in 2015.
913 James and Margaret Boyd 1954 JSW Stornaway 54-73. Macduff 74-75. Invergordon 75-84. Sold as Grey Goose/James and Margaret Boyd. Later Sea Terror and sunk off Antigua C. 2013.
923 John Gellatly Hyndman 1955 JSW Stronsay 55-72. Relief 72-85. Sold as John Gellatly Hyndman.
924 Archibald and Alexander M. Paterson 1955 JSW Stromness 55-84. Aranmore 85-86. Lowestoft 86-87. Sold as St. Issey.

ON 899 City of Glasgow II pictured at Titchmarsh Marina on 21/06/11 (Photo Aquagility)

Barnett-Class 60 Foot x 15'

 

The largest class built for the RNLI. The last of the boats measured 61 x 15.

 

Length 59Ft 9 in x 14 Ft 9 in. ON 715 61 Ft. Speed 9.5 kts
Weight 43 tons Range 300 nm
Construction Wooden Hull Endurance  
Engines Twin  D.E six cylinder 80hp submersible petrol engines Crew 6

 
O/N Name Year Bldr Base/Comments
682 William and Kate Johnstone 1923 JSW New Brighton 23-50. Relief 50-53. Sold 1953 as Jymphany. Restored as William and Kate Johnstone as trip boat.
693 Emma Constance 1926 SR Aberdeen 26-51. Sold 1951 as Southern Cross/Achilleus/Griselda.
696 Robert and Marcella Beck 1926 JSW Plymouth 26-43. Iceland 43-47. Plymouth 47-52. Sold as  Melaka/Blasbeg/Idle Hours.
715 Princess Mary 1929 SR Padstow 29-52. Sold 1952 as Aries B.

ON 682 William and Kate Johnstone seen on 30/06/04 (Photo Gulpers)

Barnett-Class 52 Foot x 14

 

Length   Speed  
Weight   Range  
Construction   Endurance  
Engines   Crew  

 
O/N Name Year Bldr Base/Comments
935 R. A. Colby Cubbin No. 3 1957 JSW Barra Island 57-84. Relief 84-85. Sold as Colby Cubbin No. 3/Colby.
936 E. M. M. Gordon Cubbin 1957 JSW Mallaig 57-82. Relief 82-85. Sold as Scrabster Pilot ON936/Gordon Cubbin.
938 Rowland Watts 1957 GG Valentia 57-83. Relief 83-85. Sold as Rowland Watts.
939 Frank Spiller Locke 1957 GG Weymouth 57-76. Galway Bay 77-85. Sold as Louise/Resolution.
943 Claude Cecil Staniforth 1958 GG Lerwick 58-78. Aranmore 75-85. Sold as Claude Cecil Staniforth.
944 Ramsay-Dyce 1958 GG Aberdeen 58-76. Relief 76-79. Lochinver 78-85. Sold as Ramsay-Dyce.
945 Princess Alexandra of Kent 1958 JSW Torbay 58-75. Relief 75-78. Tynemouth 78-79. Relief 79-83. Sold as Princess/Audreys/Princess.
949 Ethel Mary 1959 GG Ballycotton 59-85. Relief 85-87. Baltimore 87-88. Sold as Helen Christina. Neglected at Isle of Mull in 2014.
952 Duke of Cornwall CS No. 33 1960 GG The Lizard/Cadgwich 60-84. Padstow (Trevose Head) 84. Relief 84-89. Sold as The Duke.Head
956 John and Francis MacFarlane 1961 JSW Aith 61-86. Sold as Ruthstan/Iris O'Faith.

ON 952 Duke of Cornwall CS No. 33 seen at Lowestoft 23/05/07 (Photo Galley Boy)

 
 
 
 

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