RICHFORTH

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RICHFORTH

Post by Henk » Tue Apr 12, 2011 4:22 pm

RICHFORTH
1923 - 1923
Port of Queensborough Development Co.Ltd.- Londen
Build 1918 (other source 1894) at Gebroeders Bodewes - Martenshoek (other source P.Boele - Slikkerveer).(368)
28,75 x 25,45 x 5,66 x x 2,55 m.
120 grt (other source 107 grt).
3 cilinder Triple Expansion; in 1903 new boiler at Rotterdamsche Droogdok Maatschappij NV.
500 ihp (other source 275 ihp).
8 knots.
8 tons BP
In the fleet In 1923 named RICHFORTH from Brightingsea (other source Londen) in charter
In 1923 renamed WRESTLER.

In 1894 as ARY SCHEFFER with P.van Geenen & Co./F Schellenbach - Dordrecht as Rhine tug
In 1895 as ARY SCHEFFER to W.A.van Roekel - Dordrecht.
In 1900 as ARY SCHEFFER to F.Schellenbach -Dordrecht.
In 1917 renamed SCHIEHOOFD by E.L. van Overloop - Papendrecht and rebuild into sea going tug.
In 1919 as HS-86 to War Office Inland Waterway Transport Department - Londen.
In 1921 renamed RICHFORTH by Port of Queensborough Development C.Ltd.- Londen.
In 1922 as RICHFORTH to Board of Trade - Queensborough.
From1934 till 1945 in service with Royal Navy named SOUVENIR.
31-05-1963 sold for scrap to P.Boel - Temse.

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Re: RICHFORTH

Post by Jaap Bijl » Tue Apr 12, 2011 6:06 pm

Built 1894 P.Boele & Zn., Slikkerveer (yn.368)
Comp. 2 cyl., later triple 3 cyl. 'Delfshaven'.
25,45 x 5,66 x 2, 51 m., 107 brt.
1894 ARY SCHEFFER, rhinetug, P.van Geenen & Co./F.Schellenbach, Dordrecht
1895 ARY SCHEFFER, W.A.Roekel, Dordrecht
1900 ARY SCHEFFER, F.Schellenbach, Dordrecht
1903 new R.D.M. boiler
1917 SCHIEHOOFD, E.L.Overloop, Papendrecht, rebuilt into seagoing tug
1917 HS 86, War Office, Inland Waterway Transport Dept., London
1921 RICHFORTH, Port of Queenborough Development Co. Ltd., London
1924 RICHFORTH, Board of Trade, Queensborough
1925 WRESTLER, Letzer, bought in Brightlingsea
1939 (11) - 1943 SOUVENIR, auxiliary minesweeper R.N.
1943 (01/07) managed by Ross & Marshall Ltd.
1945 back to Letzer
1963 scrapped by J.Boel, Temse.

Was she also in the Letzer-fleet as RICHFORTH ??
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WRESTLER (2).jpg
Photo: Flor van Otterdijk
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Re: RICHFORTH

Post by Henk » Tue Apr 12, 2011 7:41 pm

Yes, she was in charter for 6 month before Letzer bought her and renamed the tug
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Re: RICHFORTH

Post by davidships » Wed Apr 13, 2011 1:09 pm

T3cy 50nhp 300ihp
1917 War Office, Inland Waterway Transport Directorate, London as HS 86
1921 The Port of Queenborough Development Co Ltd, London as RICHFORTH (reg London, ON 145206)
1924 Board of Trade, London
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