Harland and Wolff - Shipbuilding and Engineering Works

  GUCC Fleet No. 293
  Class Star
  Original Type: Butty
  Known As Small Woolwich
  Date Built 24.7.35
  Hull Construction Iron Composite
  Registered BREN 497
  Intended Paring 52
  Raven (ex-Hydrus) was one of the boats BW "bought back" in 1951. It had been in the L B Faulkner fleet since 1943 and they renamed several of their boats after birds. BW was originally going to use Hydrus on maintenance in the NW but it was nabbed by a boatman for the carrying fleet.