FCB 56

Ferro Concrete Lighter built 1939 by Unknown

Designated ensign Designated house flag

436

Registered


Service Vessel

Lighter


Ferro Concrete Lighter

Gloucester


Museum based

Museum: floating


No

No


06/06/1996

07/04/2009




Propulsion

Towed

None


None

None


Dimensions

To be confirmed

19.57 feet (5.97 metres)


89.84 feet (27.40 metres)

8.10 feet (2.47 metres)


0.00


History

Built in 1944 and salvaged from a collection of abandoned lighters and wooden trows in the Severn Estuary, this vessel of concrete construction was taken to the National Waterways Museum, Gloucester.

Marilyn McDougall, The National Waterways Museum (1990) pub: National Waterways Museum

Bibliography

  1. 1990 The National Waterways Museum - McDougall, Marilyn
If you are the owner of the vessel and would like to provide more details or updated information please contact info@nationalhistoricships.org.uk

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