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B-class Atlantic 85 Production List.

Length 8.3m Speed 35-kts
Displacement 1.8-tonnes Range -
Construction FRC with Hypalon tube Endurance 3 hours
Engines 2 x 115hp Yamaha Outboard Crew 4

Hulls built by Souter Marine (later SAR Composites at Lymington), and tubes by Avon. Final assembly completed at the RNLI Inshore Lifeboat Centre at Cowes, Isle of Wight. The Atlantic 85 replaced the Atlantic 75 in RNLI service.

No. Name Base/Co
BP-01 Unamed Built 2003. Used different construction materials Evaluation trials. Scrapped after completion.
BP-02 Unamed uilt 2003. Used different construction materials Evaluation trials. Scrapped after completion.
BP-03 Unamed uilt 2003. Used different construction materials Evaluation trials. Scrapped after completion.
BT-01 Unamed Used for trials.Built approx 2004. No numbers carried.
B-800 Unamed Trials 2003. Believed scrapped.
B-801 The Drayton Manor. Trials 2004-06, Relief Fleet 2006, Tower Bridge 2006, Relief Fleet 2006-date.
B-802 Chelsea Flower Show. Relief Fleet 2005-date.
B-803 William Hurst. Relief Fleet 2005-date.
B-804 Lydia MacDonald Macduff, Grampian. Delivered in June 2006 and officially named 22/09/06.
B-805 Jessie Hillyard. Bangor, Co Down 2006-date. Officially named 21/04/07.
B-806 Mudeford Servant. Mudeford, Dorset. In service 22/09/06.
B-807 Mary Lewis. Relief Fleet. On station 24/10/06.
B-808 Donald McLauchlan. Walmer, Kent. Delivered December 2006. On station 14/12/06.
B-809 The Two Annes. Teignmouth, Devon. On station 01/08/06.
B-810 Tabby Cat. Relief Fleet 2006-08, Cowes, Isle of Wight. On station 01/07/08, to Relief Fleet 06/06/12.
B-811 Hylton Burdon. Cullercoats, Tyne & Wear. Delivered on 05/01/07 and named 28/04/07.
B-812 Frank William Walton. Kilkeel, Co. Down. Entered service 29/11/06 and officially named on 22/09/07.
B-813 Muriel and Leslie. Port Erin, Isle of Man. Entered Service on 01/11/06 and named officially on 05/05/8.
B-814 Sheila Stenhouse. Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway. Delivered 14/12/06 and named 13/10/07.
B-815 Peterborough Beer Festival III. Relief Fleet. On station 21/12/2006.
B-816 David Page. St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands. Entered service on 11/01/07. TO ILC 17/11/17.
B-817 Wolseley. Sunderland, Tyne & Wear. Arrived on station 18/05/07.
B-818 The Oddfellows. Sheringham, Norfolk. Delivered 10/07/07 and named on 15/09/07.
B-819 George and Barry Ernest. Lough Swilly, Buncrana, Co. Donegal. Delivered 25/07/07.
B-820 Elizabeth Jane Palmer. Flamborough, East Yorkshire. Officially named 10/11/07.
B-821 The Gladys Mildred. Newquay, Cornwall. On station 30/10/07.
B-822 Spirit of Friendship.


Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire. Handed over 17/10/07 and officially named 19/04/08.
B-823 Doris Joan. Criccieth, Gwynedd 2007-date.
B-824 Richard and Elizabeth Deaves. Minehead, Somerset. On station 01/12/07.
B-825 Norma Ethel Vinall. Relief Fleet. On station  28/05/08,officially named 02/09/08. To Portsmouth 26/06/14.
B-826 Sgt. Bob Martin (CS No. 50). Poole, Dorset, arrived on station 04/12/08. To be officially named May 2009.
B-827 Olive Laura Deare II. Gravesend, Kent. Delivered 10/12/08.
B-828 Elaine and Don Wilkinson. Silloth, Cumbria, entered service 15/11/08.
B-829 Derrick Battle. Hayling Island, Hampshire. Arrived on station 24/02/09 and due to be officially named 25/04/09.
B-830 Douglas Murray. Relief Fleet. On station 19/02/09.
B-831 Joy Morris MBE. St. Bees, Cumbria. On station 08/04/09.
B-832 Rose of the Shires. Porthcawl, Brigend. On station 20/05/09.
B-833 Blue Peter V Portaferry, Co. Down. On station 07/09/09.
B-834 William Henry Liddington Bundoran, Co. Donegal, ROI. On station 29/07/09.
  Martin Harvey
Relief Fleet. On station 26/08/09.
B-836 Tommy Niven Kinghorn, Fife. On station 22/10/09.
B-837 Charles Dibdin (Civil Service No 51) New Brighton, Merseyside. On station 11/11/09.
  Annette Mary Liddington
Beaumaris, Anglesey. On station 08/01/10.
  Maureen Lillian
Penarth, Glamorgan. On station  23/02/10.
B-840 Harold Baines Relief Fleet. On station 24/02/10.
  Eric W Wilson
St. Catherine, Jersey, C.I. On station 26/06/10.
B-842 Hello Herbie Rye Harbour, East Sussex. On station 22/06/10. Damaged beyond repair 07/05/15 in a collision and scrapped in 2016.
B-843 Geoffrey Charles Red Bay, , Ballymena, N.I. On Station  29/07/10.
  Edith Louise Eastwick
Kilrush, Co. Clare, ROI. On station  19/08/10.
B-845 James Dugdale Relief Fleet. On station 08/09/10.
B-846 Norma t Portsmouth, Hants. On station 23/10/10. Badly damaged 26/06/14. To Cowes ILC for repair. To Training Fleet Poole
B-847 Hereford Endeavour Trearrdur Bay, Anglesey. On station 10/11/10.
B-848 Spirit of West Norfolk Hunstanton, Norfolk. On station 23/03/11.
B-849 Tony and Robert Britt Burnham-on-Crouch. On station 11/08/11.
B-850 Edna May Relief Fleet. On Station 20/10/10/1108/09/11.
B-851 Jimmy Cairncross Queensferry, West Lothian On Station 06/09/11.
B-852 Random  Harvest Brighton, East Sussex On Station 08/09/11.
B-853 Binny Galway, Co. Galway, ROI. On station 05/10/11.
B-854 R. A. Wilson Largs, Ayrshire. On station 06/11/11.
B-855 Eric C. Guest Relief Fleet. On station 20/12/11.
B-856 Spirit of Fred Olsen Kyle of lochalsh, Ayrshire. On station 15/12/11.
B-857 Spirit of Loch Fyne Lyme Regis. On station  04/03/12.
B-858 Leicester Challenge III Redcar, Clevedon. On station 05/04/12.
B-859 Sheena Louise Cowes, IOW, Hants. On station 09/06/12.
B-860 Max Walls Relief Fleet. On station 30/04/12, to Calshot, on station 11/07/12.
B-861 Glanely Appledore, Devon 09/07/12.
B-862 James and Helen Mason Tignabruaich, Strathclyde. On station 26/07/12.
B-863 David Porter MPS Clacton-on-Sea, Essex. On Station 08/08/12.
B-864 Richard Wake Burdon Newbiggin, Northumberland. On station 19/09/12.
B-865 Malcolm and Mona Bennet-Williams Relief Fleet. On station 20/12/12.
B-866 Louis Simson Skerries, Co. Dublin, ROI. On Station 28/02/13.
B-867 William and Eleanor Blackpool, Lancs.On station 24/04/13.
B-868 Annie Tranmer Southwold, Suffolk. On station 29/05/13.
B-869 Joyce King Clifden, Co. Galway, ROI On station 26/06/13.
B-870 John and Louisa Fisher Relief Fleet. On station 05/07/13.
B-871 Albatross Cardigan,  Ceridgion.On station 05/09/13.
B-872 Toby Rundle Clovelley, Devon. On station 06/05/14.
B-873 Robert and Isobel Mowat Kessock, Inverness. On station 11/01/14.Officially named 07/06/14.
B-874 Robert Armstrong Helvick Head, Co. Waterford, ROI. On station 26/08/14. Officially named 30/08/14.
B-875 Alexander Relief Fleet. On Station 06/06/14.
B-876 Rachael Hedderwick Arran-Lamlash, Strathclyde On station 08/07/14..
B-877 Lewisco' Whitstable, Kent. On station 25/07/14.
B-878 Claire and David Delves Ramsgate, Kent. ON STATION 22/09/14.
B-879 Just George West Mersea, Essex. On station  21/10/14.
B-880 Martin Frederick Whitehouse Relief Fleet. On station 17/11/14.
B-881 Solihull Hartlepoole, Co. Durham. On station 21/03/15.
B-882 David Bradley Lymington, Hants. On station 23/02/15.
B-883 Roy Snewin Relief Fleet. On station 28/04/15.
B-884 My Lady Anne Portishead, Somerset. on station 17/09/15.
B-885 Julia and Angus Wright Southend-on-Sea, Essex. On station 27/01/16.
B-886 Peter and Ann Setten Abersoch, Gwynedd. On Station 07/10/15.
B-887 Jacqueline Saville Mablethorpe, Lincs. On station 03/12/15.
B-888 Sheila + Dennis Tongue Sligo Bay, Co. Sligo, ROI. On station  19/11/15.
B-889 Elizabeth and Margaret Milligan Relief Fleet. On station 11/12/15. To Guernsey on 2-year trial 18/01/19.
B-890 Gordon and Phil Youghal, Co. Cork. On station 11/04/16.
B-891 Renee Sherman Littlehampton, West Sussex. Delivered 16/05/16.
B-892 John and Janet Crosshaven, Co. Cork, ROI. On station 23/06/16.
B-893 Mollie and Ivor Dent Penlee, Cornwall. On station 13/08/16.
B-894 Sheila  and Dennis tongue II Looe, Cornwall. On station 07/09/16.
B-895 Irene Cornford Relief Fleet. On station 13/10/16.
B-896 Hugh Miles Aberdyfi, Gwynedd. On station 02/12/16.
B-897 Sheila and Dennis Tongue III Staithes and Rundswick, North yorkshire.   on station05/12/16.
B-898 Susan Margaret Fosbrey Relief Fleet. On station  23/02/17.
B-899 Howard Bell Happisburgh. Norfolk. On Station 11/05/17.
B-900 Hello Herbie II Rye Harbour, East Sussex. On station 14/06/17.
B-901 Enid Foster MBE Relief.ON Station 07/09/17.
B-902 Sheila + Dennis Tongue IV Loch Ness, Inverness. On station 24/01/18.
B-903 Angus and MurielMackay Helensburgh, Argyll and Bute. On station 05/12/17.
B-904 Douglas Euen and Kay Richards Carrybridge Co. Fermanagh. On station 07/11/17.
B-905 Gladys Hilda Mustoe Salcombe, Devon. On Station 12/01/18.
B-906 Charles Lucock Relief Fleet. Onstation 08/03/17.
B-907 Tierney Harvey + Sonny Reid Harwich, Essex. On station 19/05/18.
B-908 Annabel E. Jones Plymouth, Devon. On station 27/06/18.
B-909 Miss Sally Anne (Baggy) II. Never fear Baggy's here. Kinsale, Co. Cork, ROI. On Station 02/08/18.
B-910 Rita Daphne Smyth Baltimore, Co. Cork, ROI. On Station 12/09/18.
B-911 Jean Spier

Lough Derg, Co. Tipperary. ROI. On Station 12/11/18.

B-912 John and Jean Lewis Enniskillin, Co. Fermanagh. On station 29/11/18.
B-913 Pride of Fred Olsen Relief Fleet. On station 01/01/19.
B-914 Doris Day and Brian Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset. On Station 05/02/19.
B-915   Burry Port, Carmarthanshire.
B-916   Falmouth, Cornwall.
B-917   Weymouth, Dorset.
B-918   Relief Fleet.
B-919   Stonehaven
B-920   Lough Ree. Co West Meath, Roi.
B-921   Filey, North Yorkshire.
B-922   Relief Fleet.

 One of the pre-production prototypes BP-02 seen at Poole in 2005 (photo Galley Boy)

The prototype seen at Poole 24/02/11. Note the number BT-01 is not carried (Photo N. Rush)

Another photo of BT-01 as it arrives on the pontoons at Poole on 24/01/13 (Photo N. Rush)

The Relief Fleet's The Drayton Manor (B-801) seen at West Cowes 06/03/09 (Photo N. Rush)

The Chelsea Flower Show (B-802) covered up against the elements at Poole Depot 11/02/09 (Photo N. Rush)

B-803 William Hurst of the Relief Fleet seen at Poole on 155/03/11 (Photo N. Rush)

The Macduf-based B-804 Lydia McDonald on exercise (Photo Courtesy  RNLI)

The Jessie Hillyard (B-805) on her trailer at Bangor, Northern Ireland in September 2008  (Photo N. Rush)

Seen at Mudeford Quay is B-806 RNLB Mudeford Servant (Photo Courtesy RNLI)

The Relief Fleets' RNLB Mary Lewis B-807 on the Poole pontoons 24/07/14 (Photo N. Rush

Walmers B-808 Donald McLauchlin seen off the Kent Coast (Photo Nicholas Leach)

RNLB The Two Annes B-809 pictured off Teignmouth (Photo Courtesy RNLI)

B-810 RNLB Tabby Cat seen leaving her Cowes base on 25/02/09 (Photo Courtesy RNLI)

Hylton Burdon (B-811) at Tynemouth 19/07/08 (Photo Steve Ellwood)

Frank William Walton (B-812) on her first launch at Kilkeel in November 2006 (Photo Gary Young)

RNLB Muriel and Leslie B-813 at Port Erin in 2014 (Photo Port Erin LBS)

The Kircudbright-based RNLB Sheila Stenhoues B-814 seen in 2007 (Photo Courtesy RNLI)

The Relief Fleets' RNLB Peterborough Beer Festival III B-815 seen covered up at Poole 24/06/14 (Photo N. Rush)

RNLB Wallsely B-817 Pictured in May 2008 at Sunderland (Photo P. D. Nish)

B-818 The Oddfellows pictured at Sheringham 15/09/08 (Photo by N. Leach)

RNLB Spirit of Friendship B-822 at Aberystwyth on 13/06/14 (Photo Courtesy RNLI/N. Leach)

RNLB Doris Joan B-823 seen off Criccieth 08/09/05 (Photo Courtesy RNLI)

RNLB Richard and Elizabeth Deaves B-824 pictured off Minehead 22/09/05 (Photo Courtesy RNLI/Matt Thresher)

The Relief Fleet's Norma Ethel Vinall (B-825) seen departing from Poole 13/01/09 (Photo N.Rush)

Poole's latest Atlantic 85 Sgt Bob Martin (B-826) departs Poole 21/02/09 on a training mission (Photo N. Rush

The Gravesend-based Olive Laura Deare II B-827 (Photo John Jones)

The Hayling Island-based RNLB Derek Battle B-829 seen on 06/09/09 (Photo Courtesy RNLI)

RNLB Douglas Murray B-830 of the Relief Fleet seen on 29/03/11 (Photo N. Rush)

Rnlb Rose of the Shires B-832 seen off Porthcawl on 21/08/11 (Photo Courtesy RNLI/Ian Stroud)

The Portaferry-based RNLB Blue Peter V B-833 pictured  on 07/07/13 (Photo Courtesy RNLI)

RNLB Martin Harvey B-835 of the Relief Fleet seen at Poole on) 09/07/11 (Photo N. Rush)

The Kinghorn-based RNLB Tommy Niven seen at its base on 24/01/13 (Photo Courtesy RNLI)

The Relief Fleets' RNLB Harold Baines B-840 seen at Poole 09/07/11 (Photo N. Rush)


Rye Harbours' B-842 RNLB Hello Herbie (Photo Courtesy RNLI)

The Lyme Regis based Spirit of Loch Fyne B-857 in Portlandon 20/05/12 (Photo Courtesy RNLI)

RNLB Sheena Louise B-859 seen off Cowes on 09/06/12 (Photo Courtesy RNLI)

B-860 Max Walls seen at Calshot 20/10/12 (Photo Courtesy RNLI)

Clactons RNLB David Porter MPS B-863 pictured on 30/12/12 (Photo Galley Boy)

The RNLB Louis Simson B-866 pictured off of Skerries on 28/02/13 (Photo Courtesy RNLI)

RNLB Annie Tranmer B-868 photographed at Southwold on 29/05/113 (Photo Courtesy Southwold LBS)

RNLB Robert ArmstrongB-874 pictured at Helvic Head on 26/08/14 (Photo Courtesy RNLI)

RNLB Alexander B-875 on Relief Duties at Rye 17/05/15 (Author unknown)

RNLB Louisco B-877 seen at Whitstable on 27/07/14 (Photo Courtesy RNLI)

Ramsgate-based RNLB Claire and David Delves B-878 seen on 24/09/14 (Photo RNLI/Steve Burton)

Hartlepool-based RNLB Solihull B-881 seen on 08/01/17 (Photo Stan Laundon)

The Relief Fleets' RNLB Royce Newin B-883 on duty at Poole 05/01/17 (Photo N. Rush)

Rye Harbours new RNLB Hello Herbie II B-900  seen on 22/07/17 (Photo Sarah Hewes)

B-908 Annabel E. Jones pictured off Plymouth on 21/01/19 (Photo Plymouth LBS)


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