Owners at time of repairs (1927)
Crichton Thompson & Co. Ltd./John Murchison, Buenos Aires
Vessel Type: Steam Tug
Built: 1917 at Ardrossan Drydock & Shipbuilding Company, Ardrossan.
L 85.5'. B 22.1'. D 9.0'. 156 grt. 65hp, 2xC2cyl (11.5, 23.5 x 16in), 2 screws steam engine by Aitchison, Blair Ltd., Clydebank.
Yard No: 281
Built: 1917 for the War Office
Pennant Number: HS.20
Towing work while stationed at Port Richborough, Kent.
Prim II was partly crewed by local crew for her voyage to Argentina and Claxton’s employee Robert Bailey sailed with her as Second Engineer.