Queenscliff Lifeboat

The Queenscliff Lifeboat - 14 metre Watson type cabin motor lifeboat powered by a 72 hp Gardener engine

Size: 14 metres

Object Registration

2011-023

Historical information

Originally fitted with two masts, the stern mast being removed in the 1960's. A retractable centre plate was used when under sail. Delivered with an 80 hp Wayburn petrol motor which was later replaced by a 72 hp Gardiner diesel. Top speed of 7.5 knots and a range of 350 miles.

Made: Commissioned into service 6/03/1926

Last updated 24 Sep 2012 at 1:49PM

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