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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.