Lydia Eva (steam drifter)
The Lydia Eva is the last surviving steam drifter of the herring fishing fleet based in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. The Great Yarmouth herring fleet had made the town the major herring port in the world in the early part of the 20th century. She is listed as part of the National Historic Fleet.
The Lydia Eva
|Operator:||Lydia Eva and Mincarlo Charitable Trust Ltd.|
|Port of registry:||Great Yarmouth|
|Builder:||Kings Lynn Slipway Co. Ltd.|
|In service:||Regular experience / passenger days|
|Identification:||Port Number YH89|
|Class and type:||Sidewinder trawler|
|Tonnage:||138 grt 64 net|
|Length:||95 ft (29 m)|
|Beam:||20.6 ft (6.3 m)|
|Depth:||9.8 ft (3.0 m)|
- Ordnance Survey (2005). OS Explorer Map OL40 - The Broads. ISBN 0-319-23769-9.
- Lydia Eva and Mincarlo Charitable Trust Limited - official museum site
Surviving ships launched from 1919 to 1969