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Post by Patrick Hill » Sat Jan 15, 2011 2:39 pm

21/04/1968 Arriving King George Dock, Hull bow tug to "Ilorin Palm".

Now owned by United Towing Co. Ltd. after sale to them 13/3/1968 but within 3 months, in 6/1968 was sold for scrap to British shipbreakers, Hughes Bolckow Ltd. and arrived with "Presto"at Blyth, 15/6/68.
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Post by Henk » Sat Jan 15, 2011 5:42 pm

Quit unique picture Patrick!
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Re: Forto

Post by Bill Harvey » Sun Jan 16, 2011 10:00 am

Photo was used in my CD book on Adsteam UK Ltd which includes United Towing Group
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FORTO in colour by the late J.K. Byass

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Post by Henk » Sun Jan 16, 2011 11:13 am

Nice picture Bill in a time colour wasn't very common
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Re: Forto

Post by Deepol » Wed Apr 10, 2013 12:47 pm

Another view of her from the Clyde Shiplovers' Collection.
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Post by yorkieman » Wed Jul 10, 2013 12:58 pm

Photo by Frank Flintoft in collection of Roy Cressey, Leeds
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