Lifeboats produced by J. Samuel White's

- nowhere near a complete list, most of the info has come from the Internet -
so treat it with caution !!

Special thanks to Tony Richardson for allowing me to use the information he compiled.

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In 1803 Thomas White moved, with his family, from Broadstairs in Kent to Cowes. Over the following years, Thomas and his sons ran individually and in partnership various shipyards at East and West Cowes. It was in 1860 that all the yards were combined under the name 'J.Samuel White'. So, strictly speaking, vessels built before 1860 were produced by shipyards operated by members of the White family, not by 'J.Samuel White'.

Name Type In Service Retired Where Stationed/ fate links
Mary White Lamb & White 1849   Broadstairs
Culmer White Lamb & White 1851   Broadstairs
Dreasnought Lamb & White 1855   Broadstairs
James Stevens No.3 Steam 1898 1928 Grimsby, Gorlston, Angle, Totland (IW), Dover, Holyhead
James Stevens No.4 Steam 1899 1900 Padstow.
Wrecked in service
City of Glasgow Steam 1901 1918 Harwich
Lady Forrest Steam 1903 Western Australia
Now in the Western Australian Museum.
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Dunleary
  1919 1939 Dun Loaghaire.
Sold to the Port Authority Doctor at Sunderland and converted (1954) to a motor sailor by Lambies Boatbuilders
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Priscilla Macbean Self Righting 1921 1934 Eastbourne, Kirkudbright, Maryport.
Alfred and Clara Heath Self Righting 1922 1940 Brixham, Salcombe
Jane Holland Self Righting 1922 1953 Selsey, Eastbourne, Relief. link
Langham Self Righting 1922 1950 Bembridge, Relief.
Restored at Classic Boat Museum, Newport, IW.
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The Newbons Self Righting 1922 1950 Sennen Cove, Port St.Mary.
V.C.S. Self Righting 1922 1945 Appledore, Relief.
K.B.M. Watson 1922 1952 Buckie, Relief.
Now owned privately
Prince David Watson 1922 1937 Barry Docks
The Brothers Watson 1922 1952 Penlee, Falmouth, Relief, Workington.
William and Kate Johnston Barnett 1923 1950 New Brighton.
Now preserved at Ramsgate
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H.F.Bailey Norfolk & Suffolk 1923 1952 Cromer, Gorleston, Relief. Renamed John and Mary Meiklam of Gladswood
City of Bradford Watson 1923 1952 Humber, Relief
Elizabeth Newton Watson 1923 1953 Hartlepool, Relief
John R Webb Watson 1923 1955 Tenby, Yarmouth IW, Relief. Renamed 684RM then renamed Heart of Oak
B.A.S.P. Watson 1924 1951 Yarmouth, Falmouth, Relief, Valentia.
Now in the RNLI Chatham Museum.
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Edward Prince of Wales Watson 1924 1947 Mumbles
H.F.Batley Watson 1924 1935 Cromer. Renamed J.B.Proudfoot
J.W.Archer Watson 1924 1956 Teesmouth, Amble, Relief.
T.B.B.H. Watson 1924 1953 Portrush, Relief.
Mary Scott Norfolk & Suffolk 1925 1953 Southwold, Relief.
Now Dunkirk little ship
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M.O.Y.E. Watson 1925 1956 Porthdinllaen, Relief.
Robert and Marcella Beck Barnett 1926 1952 Plymouth.
Now owned privately.
K.E.C.F. Watson 1927 1956 Rosslare, Galway Bay, Relief.
N.T. Watson 1927 1956 Piel/Barrow, Workington, Relief.
E.M.E.D. Ramsgate 1928 1956 Walton-on-Naze, Relief.
Now Dunkirk little ship Captain Chritensen
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Greater London (Civil Service No. 3) Ramsgate 1928 1957 Southend-on-Sea, Relief.
Now Dunkirk little ship Ades 1
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C.D.E.C. Watson 1928 1959 Fowey, Relief.
Now hulk
H.C.J. Watson 1928 1962 Holyhead, Thurso, Relief.
Now owned privately
James MacFee Watson 1928 1959 Cromarty, Relief.
A.E.D. Barnett 1929 1957 Holyhead, Valencia
City of Glasgow Barnett 1929 1958 Campbletown, Relief
William and Harriot Barnett 1929 1959 Stornaway, Relief.
Elizabeth Elson Watson 1929 1968 Angle, Relief
J.& W. Watson 1929 1957 Portpatrick, Relief, Berwick-on-Tweed
Lady Kylsant Watson 1929 1956 Weymouth, Howth, Wicklow  
Sarah Ward and William David Crosweller Watson 1929 1961 Courtmacsherry, Relief, Whitehills.
Sir David Richmond of Glasgow Watson 1929 1955 Troon.
Lady Jane and Martha Ryland Barnett 1930 1969 Lerwick, Relief.
Queen Victoria Barnett 1930 1958 St. Peter Port, Killybegs, St. Peter Port, Relief.
Catherine Watson 1930 1955 Bombay
Cecil and Lilian Philpott Watson 1930 1969 Newhaven, Relief.
Now owned privately Walton-on-Naze as Stenoa
Now Dunkirk little ship
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G.W. Watson 1930 1956 Moelfre
White Star Watson 1930 1968 Fishguard, Relief.
Cyril and Lilian Bishop Self Righting 1931 1950 Hastings.
Now Dunkirk little ship
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Herbert Joy 2 Self Righting 1931 1951 Scarborough
J.H.W. Self Righting 1931 1947 Lytham, Padstow
Laurana Sarah Blunt Self Righting 1931 1952 Youghal
Mary Ann Blunt Self Righting 1931 1950 Clogher Head
William Maynard Self Righting 1931 1953 Cloughley, Relief, Ferryside, Whitehills, Relief.
George and Sarah Strachan Watson 1931 1969 Dunbar, Relief, Exmouth, Relief.
W. and S. Watson 1931 1969 Penlee, Relief.
Abdy Beauclerk Watson Beach 1931 1959 Aldeburgh.
Now Dunkirk little ship
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Peter and Sarah Blake Barnett 1932 1972 Fenit, Relief.
Civil Service No 4 Self Righting 1932 1948 Whitehills
Frederick Angus Self Righting 1932 1949 Aberystwyth
Civil Service No 5 Watson 1932 1958 Donaghadee, Port St.Mary, Relief
Fifi and Charles Liverpool 1933 1961 Weston-s-Mare
Nellie and Charlie Liverpool 1933 1950 Anstruther
The Always Ready Liverpool 1933 1954 Runswick. Renamed temporarily Robert Paton
Caroline Parsons Self Righting 1933 1938 St.Ives.
Lost at sea 1938
Catherine Harriet Eaton Self Righting 1933 1953 Exmouth
Thomas and Annie Wade Richards Self Righting 1933 1953 Llundudno
Joseph Braithwaite Liverpool 1934 1952 Maryport, Relief.
The Three Sisters Liverpool 1934 1954 Coverack
Annie Ronald and Isabella Forrest Liverpool 1936 1964 St.Abbs, Scarborough, Llandudno
Elizabeth Wills Allen Liverpool 1936 1953 Seaham, Relief
Margaret Dawson Liverpool 1936 1955 Gourdon, Relief.
Sir Heath Harrison Liverpool 1936 1955 Port St.Mary, Relief.
W.R.A. Liverpool 1936 1958 North Sunderland, Relief.
Rosabella Surf 1936 1945 Ilfracombe.
Clarissa Langdon Liverpool 1937 1965 Boulmer, Relief
Richard Silver Oliver Liverpool 1937 1961 Cullercoats, Newquay, Ilfracombe, Cricceth.
Dunleary 2 Watson 1938 1973 Dun Laoghhaire, Lochinver, Relief, Dunmore East.
Now Warkworth Harbour Commissoners Amble Harbour Northumberland
S.G.E. Watson 1938 1963 Yarmouth IW, Relief, Yarmouth IW.
Samuel and Mary Parkhouse Watson 1938 1962 Salcombe.
Violet Armstrong Watson 1938 1962 Appledore
The Gordon Warren Surf 1939 1951 Rhyl, Relief.
Jesse Lumb Watson 1939 1980 Bembridge, Relief.
Now in Imperial War Museum, Duxford
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Louise Stephens Watson 1939 1974 Gorleston. Eyemouth
Renamed Tyne Star.
Now Dunkirk little ship
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Mabel Marion Thompson Watson 1939 1974 Rosslare Harbour, Galway Bay, Relief.
Michael Stephens Watson 1939 1976 Lowestoft, Exmouth, Relief.
Now privately owned
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The Princess Royal (Civil Service No 7) Watson 1939 1976 Hartlepool, Relief.
Currently in Hartlepool being restored
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Annie Blanche Smith Watson 1940 1971 Dunmore East, Relief
Crawford and Constance Conybeare Watson 1940 1974 Falmouth, Relief
Manchester and Salford XXIX Watson 1945 1974 Pwllheli, Workington, Relief.
Now restored
Tillie Morrison Sheffield Self Righting 1947 1959 Bridlington, Lluandudno
Tynesider Watson 1947 1983 Tynemouth, Relief.
Elizabeth Rippin Watson 1948 1977 St.Helier, Relief.
Now privately owned
Reddingboot 1 Watson 1948 Zeebrugge Belgium.
Reddingboot 2 Watson 1948 Nieuwpoort Belgium.
Now in museum.
Reddingboot 3 Watson 1948 Ostende Belgium.
Winston Churchill (Civil Service No 8) Watson 1948 1982 Blyth, Relief.
Charles Henry Ashley Watson 1949 1986 Porthdinllaen, Relief
Lady Scott (Civil Service No 4) Watson 1949 1986 Portrush, Relief.
Norman B Corlett Barnett 1950 1981 New Brighton, Relief.
St.Cybi (Civil Service No 9) Barnett 1950 1985 Holyhead, Relief.
Now in the RNLI Chatham Museum.
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George and Caroline Ermen Liverpool 1950 1974 Clogher Head.
Now privately owned
Sir Samuel Kelly Watson 1950 1979 Donaghadee, Relief.
Hilton Briggs Barnett 1951 1975 Aberdeen, Fenit, Relief.
North Foreland (Civil Service No 11) Watson 1951 1981 Margate, Relief.
Now in the RNLI Chatham Museum.
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Joseph Hiram Chadwick Barnett 1952 1979 Padstow, Galway Bay, Reserve.
Thomas Forehead and Mary Rowse Barnett 1952 1979 Plymouth, Relief.
Herbert Leigh Watson 1952 1982 Barrow, Relief.
Now in the Dock Museum at Barrow-in-Furness
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Sir Godfrey Baring Watson 1952 1986 Clacton-on-Sea, Wick, Workington, Relief.
Now privately owned
City of Glasgow 2 Barnett 1953 1979 Campbletown.
Now in museum
Shirley Jean Adye (as named at Caister 1973) Liverpool 1953 1992 Caister
Sold to Pembroke Dock Authority 1992, renamed Mariners Friend; sold again 1994 to private owner. Aquired 2005 by Caister station and restored.
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Edian Courtauld Watson 1953 1981 Walton-on-Naze, Relief.
Now privately owned
Michael and Lily Davis Watson 1953 1979 Ramsgate, Relief.
Euphrosyne Kendal Barnett 1954 1983 St.Peter Port, Dunmore East, Relief
James and Margaret Boyd Barnett 1954 1984 Stornaway, Relief, Macduff, Invergordon.
Now privately owned
City of Bradford 3 Watson 1954 1985 Humber, Lytham
Now in private ownership Falmouth.
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Archibald and Alexander M.Paterson Barnett 1955 1989 Stromness, Arranmore, Relief ,Lowestoft, Relief.
Now in private ownership at Portishead
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John Gellatly Hyndman Barnett 1955 1984 Stronsay, Relief.
Now privately owned
Guy and Clare Hunter Watson 1955 1987 St.Mary's, Penlee, Relief.
Now privately owned
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Henry Comber Brown Watson 1955 1986 Tenby.
Now privately owned
R.A.Colby Cubbin No 1 Watson 1956 1988 Douglas.
R.A.Colby Cubbin No 2 Watson 1956 1977 Port St.Mary, Relief.
E.M.M. Gordon Cubbin Barnett 1957 1982 Mallaig.
Now fishing boat
R.A.Colby Cubbin No 3 Barnett 1957 1984 Barra Island.
Howard Marryat Watson 1957 Fishguard, Barrow, Moelfre, Workington, Relief.
Pentland (Civil Service No 31) Watson 1957 1974 Thurso, Relief.
Richard Vernon and Mary Garforth of Leeds Watson 1957 1988 Angle ,Wicklow
Alfred and Patience Gottwald Watson Beach 1957 1980 Aldebough
Princess Alexandra of Kent Barnett 1958 1980 Torbay, Relief, Tynemouth.
Now privately owned
John and Frances Macfarlane Barnett 1961 1986 Aith
Calouste Gulbenkian Oakley 1961 Weston-s-Mare, Relief
A.M.T. Watson 1962 1989 Howth, Relief
T.G.B. Watson 1962 1985 Longhope, Arranmore, Relief.
In March 1969, TGB was launched from Longhope to the rescue of a Liberian vessel, but capsized in rough seas (100ft waves) and all eight crew members were lost, three of them from one family.
Now at the Scottish Maritime Museum Irvine
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The Baltic Exchange Watson 1962 1988 Salcombe
Frederick Edward Crick Watson 1963 1986 Lowestoft
Now in a museum of about 20 ex lifeboats in France.
Joseph Soar (Civil Service No 34) Watson 1963 1990 St. Davids, Dunbar, Shoreham link
William Myers and Sarah Jane Myers Watson 1963 1990 Sunderland.
James and Catherine Macfarlane Oakley 1964 1991 Reserve, Scrborough.
Renamed Amelia
The Royal Thames Oakley 1964 1993 Caister, Runswick, Pwllheli, Clogher Head.
Now rotting at Blakeney
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William Henry and Mary King Oakley 1964 1990 Cromer, Bridlington, Sunderland.
The last lifeboat built by JSW for the RNLI.


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