RIVERMAN (1926)

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RIVERMAN (1926)

Post by yorkieman » Wed Oct 19, 2011 9:41 am

From Tugtalk files ... off Keadby on the Trent
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Re: RIVERMAN (1926)

Post by Bill Harvey » Wed Oct 19, 2011 4:11 pm

RIVERMAN (1) (1926 – 1948)
O.N. 146507. 59g. 10n. 63.1 x 16.0 x 7.3 feet.
T.3-cyl. (8½”, 13” & 20” x 12”) engine by Machinenfabriek ‘Bolnes’ J.H. Van Cappellan N. V. Krimpen a/d Lek. 30nhp. 180ihp. 9 kts.
1915: Completed as FORTUNA by De Groot and Van Vliet, Slikkerveer (Yard No. 60) for NV Sleepdienst ‘Fortuna’ (International Sleepdienst Maatschappij NV, managers), Rotterdam.
1915: Sold to the Royal Netherlands Navy.
1916: Sold to the War Office, Inland Waterways Transport Directorate, London and renamed A 59.
1917: Renamed AS 59.
1921: Sold to Crichton Thompson & Company Ltd, London.
1921: Sold to Thompson Towage Company Ltd., Hull and renamed TRAHO.
23.10.1926: Purchased by the United Towing Company Ltd., Hull and renamed RIVERMAN.
1948: Sold for demolition.

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