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Trinity House Fleet

Here we are building together with Andrew Adams & Tony Wilding a gallery of all vessels which were in big Trinity House fleet during a years of their existence. The aim to achieve is to group all of them just to present "younger and older sisters" of our THPV Bembridge
1906 - THPV Prudence
THPV PRUDENCE

 Name  PRUDENCE
 Year 1906
 Type  Pilot Vessel

 Keel  
 Tons  258
 Launch Date
 06.06.1906
 DWT  
 Date of completion
 
 LOA  
 Yard No
 795
 LPP  
 Ship Design
 
 Beam  
 Country of build
 United Kingdom
Number of screws
 
 Builder  Smith's Dock
 Machinery  
 Location of Yard
 North Shields
 Speed  
 Material of hull  Steel


1906 - THPV Pathfinder
THPV PATHFINDER

 Name  PATHFINDER
 Year 1906
 Type  Pilot Vessel

 Keel  
 Tons  258
 Launch Date
 06.06.1906
 DWT  
 Date of completion
 
 LOA  
 Yard No
 794
 LPP  
 Ship Design
 
 Beam  
 Country of build
 United Kingdom
Number of screws
 
 Builder  Smith's Dock
 Machinery  
 Location of Yard
 North Shields
 Speed  
 Material of hull  Steel

1924 - THPV Pioneer
THPV PIONEER

 Name  PIONEER
 Year 1924
 Type  Pilot Vessel

 Keel  
 Tons  281
 Launch Date
 21.05.1924
 DWT  
 Date of completion
 08.1924
 LOA  
 Yard No
 1028
 LPP  
 Ship Design
 
 Beam  
 Country of build
 United Kingdom
Number of screws
 
 Builder  Thornycroft
 Machinery  
 Location of Yard
 Woolston
 Speed  
 Material of hull  Steel



THPV Pioneer


THPV Pioneer at sea


THPV Pioneer in action
1927 - THPV Penda - commissioned by TH on 1947
THPV PENDA

 Name  PENDA
 Year 1927
 Type  Pilot Vessel

 Keel  
 Tons  387
 Launch Date
 
 DWT  
 Date of completion
 
 LOA  
 Yard No
 
 LPP  
 Ship Design
 
 Beam  
 Country of build
 United Kingdom
Number of screws
 
 Builder
 Machinery  

 Location of Yard
 
 Speed  
 Material of hull

She was broken in ...

1927 - THPV St. George
THPV ST. GEORGE

 Name  ST. GEORGE

 Year 1927
 Type  Pilot Vessel

 Keel  
 Tons  387
 Launch Date
 06.1927
 DWT  
 Date of completion
 
 LOA  
 Yard No
 344
 LPP  43,6
 Ship Design
 
 Beam  7,6
 Country of build
 United Kingdom
Number of screws
 2
 Builder  Smith's Dock
 Machinery  Diesel
 Location of Yard
 North Shields
 Speed  9,5
 Material of hull  Steel



1930 - THPV Kihna - commissioned by TH on 1950
THPV KIHNA

 Name  KIHNA
 Year 1930
 Type  Pilot Vessel

 Keel  
 Tons  572
 Launch Date
 07.1930
 DWT  
 Date of completion
 
 LOA  
 Yard No
 375
 LPP  52,3
 Ship Design
 
 Beam  8,4
 Country of build
 United Kingdom
Number of screws
 2
 Builder  Camper & Nicholson
 Machinery  Diesel
 Location of Yard
 Southampton
 Speed  11,5
 Material of hull  Steel





1932 - THPV Gurnard
THPV GURNARD

 Name  GURNARD
 Year 1932
 Type  Pilot Vessel

 Keel  
 Tons  342
 Launch Date
 20.06.1932
 DWT  
 Date of completion
 
 LOA  
 Yard No
 986
 LPP  38,4
 Ship Design
 
 Beam  8,1
 Country of build
 United Kingdom
Number of screws
 1
 Builder  Cammell Laird
 Machinery  T

 Location of Yard
 Birkenhead
 Speed  8,5
 Material of hull  Steel

She was broken in BU Belgium 23.04.1964


1932 - THPV Brook
THPV BROOK

 Name  BROOK
 Year 1932
 Type  Pilot Vessel

 Keel  
 Tons  342
 Launch Date
 05.05.1932
 DWT  
 Date of completion
 06.1932
 LOA  
 Yard No
 985
 LPP  38,4
 Ship Design
 
 Beam  8,1
 Country of build
 United Kingdom
Number of screws
 1
 Builder  Cammell Laird
 Machinery  T
 Location of Yard
 Birkenhead
 Speed  8,5
 Material of hull  Steel

Broken in BU Antwerp on 28.01.1970
1948 - THPV Pelorus
THPV PELORUS

 Name  PELORUS
 Year 1948
 Type  Pilot Vessel

 Keel  
 Tons  443

 Launch Date
 02.09.1947
 DWT  593
 Date of completion
 28.01.1948
 LOA  46,6
 Yard No
 1355
 LPP  
 Country of build  United Kingdom
 Beam  8,4
 Builder  Ignis
Number of screws
 2
 Location of Yard  Pointhouse
 Machinery  2 x diesel
each 6 cylinders 800 bhp

 Engine
 Crossley Bros Ltd Manchester
 Speed  9
 Material of hull  Steel

Broken 02.2001
1948 - THPV Penlee
THPV PENLEE

 Name  PENLEE
 Year 1948
 Type  Pilot Vessel

 Keel  
 Tons  443

 Launch Date
 30.10.1947
 DWT  580
 Date of completion
 07.04.1948
 LOA  46,6
 Yard No
 1356
 LPP  
 Country of build  United Kingdom
 Beam  8,4
 Builder  Ignis
Number of screws
 2
 Location of Yard  Pointhouse
 Machinery  2 x diesel
each 6 cylinders 800 bhp

 Engine
 Crossley Bros Ltd Manchester
 Speed  9
 Material of hull  Steel

Broken ?

Previous Names:
LLANBERIS (1976),
SEATRANS SURVEYOR (1982)

Owner History:
1948 Corporation of Trinity House
1977 Rosewood Co Ltd (Druidhurst Ltd), London
1982 BattyFloating Plant & Marine Services, London
1985 Latchfleet Ltd, Morden
1992 Detect Sea Enterprises Ltd, Plymouth

Status: Active - 2006

1955 - THPV Pathfinder
THPV PATHFINDER

 Name  PATHFINDER
 Year 1955
 Type  Pilot Vessel

 Keel  
 Tons  678

 Launch Date
 13.09.1954
 DWT  726
 Date of completion
 07.02.1955
 LOA  53,5
 Yard No
 1268
 LPP  47,9
 Country of build  United Kingdom
 Beam  9,2
 Builder  Philip
Number of screws
 2
 Location of Yard  Dartmouth
 Machinery  2 x diesel


 Engine
 
 Speed  
 Material of hull  Steel

1986 Pathfinder I
1986 City of Piraeus
1987 White Rose

Broken BU Aliaga 08.09.1995 (Butoni Denizcilik A.S.
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