TYBURN BROOK / PRESSMAN (1950)

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TYBURN BROOK / PRESSMAN (1950)

Post by yorkieman » Mon Oct 17, 2011 7:00 pm

In United colours prior to renaming
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Photo by Charlie Hill

and as PRESSTAN with Dean, in the mud of the River Hull 17/06/2004
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George Robinson
Freeman of Eriskay

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Re: TYBURN BROOK / PRESSMAN

Post by Bill Harvey » Mon Oct 17, 2011 7:27 pm

TYBURN BROOK / PRESSMAN (2) (1963 - 1972)
O.N. 183244. 68g. 68.0 x 19.5 x 7.4 feet.
7-cyl. 2 S.C.S.A. (230 x 42mm) Polar M471 type engine (No. 416) made by British Polar Engines Ltd., Glasgow. 520bhp. 10kts. 5.8 tons bollard pull.
21.3.1950: Launched as TYBURN BROOK by Henry Scarr Ltd., Hessle (Yard No. 664) for the River Lighterage Company, (Stephenson Clarke group), London.
1950: Completed.
12.3.1963: Purchased by the United Towing Company Ltd., Hull.
10.6.1963: Board of Trade approval given for name change and subsequently renamed PRESSMAN.
7.2.1964: Change of name registered.
21.1.1970: Owners restyled as United Towing Ltd.
9.3.1972: Sold to Myrvin Street, George Bullas & Trevor A. B. King, Gravesend and renamed PRESSTAN.
1976: Sold to S. B. Towage Ltd. (T. A. B. King, manager), Gravesend.
1984: Sold to Marine Support & Towage Ltd., Cowes.
1989: Sold to Richard J. Harvey (t/a Survey & Supply), Grimsby.
1991: Sold to J. Dean Tugs Ltd., Hull.
2004: Demolished at New Holland, having laid as a derelict for some time in the River Hull.

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Re: TYBURN BROOK / PRESSMAN

Post by Patrick Hill » Mon Oct 17, 2011 8:34 pm

"Presstan" in the Old Harbour Hull 04/10/03 shortly before being removed and believed scrapped.
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Re: TYBURN BROOK / PRESSMAN

Post by yorkieman » Wed Oct 19, 2011 9:22 am

Another as PRESSTAN, from Tugtalk files
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