The Ann Letitia Russell Rescue Group

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Saving Fleetwoods Historic Lifeboat

Registered Charity No:1166752

About The ALR

RNLB Ann Letitia Russell

 

Class:- 41ft Watson Non Self-righting  

   

Type:- Motor Lifeboat

 

ON:- 813

 

Name:- Ann Letitia Russell

 

Built:- 1938

 

Builder:- Groves & Guttridge, Cowes

 

Funded:- Miss Ann Russell of Manchester

 

Cost:- £6,634

 

Length:- 41ft (12m)

 

Beam:- 11ft 8in (3.56m)

 

Draught:- 3ft 8in (1.12m)

 

Engine:- 1939-1963 2x35bhp Weyburn AE6 6-cylinder petrol. Re-engined in 1963 with 47 bhp Ford-based Parsons Porbeagle 4-cylinder diesel engines

 

Speed:-7.5 Knots

 

Crew:- 8

 

Date of Service:- 1939 - 1976

 

Stationed:- Fleetwood 1939 - 1976

 

Service Launches:- 205

 

Lives Saved:- 158

 

First Service Launch:- 11 June 1939

 

Sold out of Service:- 1977

 

Awards:- 2x Silver medals, 1x Bronze medal

 

Notes:-  Re-named Angela, then later Olive, Cabin added as yacht/houseboat, Layed up at Haven Marina Lowestoft Nov 2008, May 2015 Donated to the Ann Letitia Rescue Group Fleetwood for restoration. Returned to Fleetwood 18 August 2015.

41ft Watson DRG NO 14 ALR ENGINE ROOM 300dpi BW 41ft Watson DRG NO 14A

Engine Compartment of the Ann Letitia Russell in 1939 with the Weyburn AE-6 Cylinder petrol engines installed.

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