© Bob Long
At Ramsgate 2005
© Duncan Mackenzie
© Duncan Mackenzie
© IWM (A 26876)
Towing a Maunsell naval fort
© World Ship Society


Owners at time of repairs
Elliott Steam Tug Co. Ltd.
(Ship Towage Ltd.)
Vessel Type: Steam Tug

Built: 1931 at Alexander Hall & Co. Ltd., Aberdeen.
L 110'. B 26.1'. D 12.3'. 212grt. 1150ihp. 3cylTE coal fired steam engine by builder.
Yard No: 633
Official No: 162549
IMO No: 5067792

Acquired: 1950 by Ship Towage Ltd.
Sold: 1973

Preserved: at Dunkirk Little Ships Restoration Trust

War Service


31-5-1940 Worked at Dunkirk berthing vessels in the harbour during the evacuation. 1-6-1940 Returned to Dunkirk towing small craft.
1941 Assisted in erection of the Maunsell AA towers in the Thames Estuary.
1944 Towing Mulberry Harbour parts.
3-7-1944 Damaged by V1 rocket in Royal Albert Dock. Repaired at Mills and Knight's yard, Rotherhithe.

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