Photos

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Data

Owners
Gamecock Tugs Ltd.
(Ship Towage Ltd.)
Vessel Type: Steam Tug

Built: 1935 at Alexander Hall & Co. Ltd , Aberdeen.
L 96'. B 25.1'. D 11.8'. 177grt. 1000ihp. 3cylTE 16"x25"x42"x 27" stroke 200psi steam engine by builder.

Yard No: 654
Official No: 164441

Acquired: 1950 by Ship Towage Ltd.
Sold: 1970

War Service
31-5-1940 Crossed to Dunkirk towing lighter. Returned to Dover.
1-6-1940 Returned to Dunkirk, assisting small craft under Skipper T Hills.
 
12-6-1940 Returned to Thames after spell at Newhaven.
 
1941 Assisted erection of Maunsell AA forts in Thames Estuary.
 
21-4-1944 Assisted towing Phoenix unit A1-59 ex King George V Dock to Tilbury.

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Engineering Drawings

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