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RNLI: Robert Theophilus Garden (1910)

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NB This is a subsection of Royal National Lifeboat Institution

1910 Lifeboat built by Thames Ironworks as a Single Screw Self Righter at the Blackwall yard. Donated to the RNLI by Mr Robert Theophilus Garden, London and Co, Clare.

Named 'Robert Theophilus Garden'.

  • Length: 40ft
  • Boom: 10'6
  • Weight: 10t 11cwt
  • Crew: 12/9
  • Engine 40hp (4-cyl model C).

Served for the RNLI at Wicklow from 1911-1937, making a total of 42 launches and saving 31 lives.

1937 Sold in May to Stourport Yacht Club as 'Sirius'.

1990s Used as a houseboat in Milford Haven Marina.

2003 Sold to Sheerness and then transported to Iceland.

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  • Current Owner (Dec 2017)