EX RNLB RAMSAY DYCE ON 944
The Ramsay Dyce is an ex Royal National Lifeboat Institution vessel now in private ownership.
Commissioned in 1958 the Ramsay Dyce is a Mk II Barnett class boat. Built by Messrs Groves & Gutteridge of Cowes on the Isle of Wight. She is constructed of double diagonal mahogany planking over an internal framework, double diagonal decking, with an aluminium superstructure. 52' in length, a beam of 14' and a draft of 5'9". She has a displacement weight of 32 tons. Her registered tonnage is 16 00/100. Her official number is 300764. Her RNLI operational number was ON 944.
Powered by Twin Gardner 6LW engines with Gardner gearboxes and reduction gear. Maximum engine revolutions of 1150 rpm give a service speed of 9 knots. Her cruising speed of 8 knots is achieved with 950 rpm and a fuel consumption of 3.0 gallons an hour for both engines. The Fuel consumption and speed chart is shown here.
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