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D719 Mary Elizabeth Barnes

Fleetwoods current ILB is D-719 Mary Elizabeth Barnes entered service at Fleetwood on 6th November 2009, replacing D-556 Saddleworth. She was funded from the generous bequest of Mrs Mary Prerston.

Fleetwoods In-Shore Lifeboat

 

Class:- IB1 D Class

 

Fleet Number :- D-719

 

MMSI Number:- 235096959

 

Name:- Mary Elizabeth Barnes

 

Built:- 2009

 

Length:- 5m

 

Beam / width:- 2m

 

Draught / depth:- 0.52m

 

Displacement / weight:- 400kg

 

Range:- 3 hours duration

 

Fuel Capacity:- 68 litres

 

Engines:- 1x 50 hp petrol outboard

 

Construction:- Hypalon-coated polyester

 

Speed:-25 Knots

 

Crew:- 3

 

Survivor Capacity:- 5

 

Date of Service:- November 2009 - to date

D719 Nov 2009 D-719 at sea 3 Naming of D719 2010 P2 Naming of D719 2010

D-719 was named Mary Elizabeth Barnes at a naming ceremony & dedication on Saturday 15th May 2010.