GUARDSMAN (1905)

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GUARDSMAN (1905)

Post by Jaap Bijl » Wed Feb 08, 2012 11:20 am

GUARDSMAN (1) - 1905.
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Re: GUARDSMAN (1905)

Post by Bill Harvey » Thu Feb 09, 2012 6:22 pm

GUARDSMAN (1) screw tug.
O.N. 121068. 102g. 6n. 90.0 x 18.1 x 9.6 feet.
C.2-cyl. (15” & 32” x 24”) engine by James Ritchie, Partick, Glasgow. 60nhp. 400ihp.
2.8.1905: Launched by Ailsa Shipbuilding Company Ltd., Ayr (Yard No.135) for T. Gray & Company Ltd., Hull.
9.1905: Completed.
1915 and 1916: Hired for frequent short periods by the Admiralty.
21.3.1918 until 8.11.1919: Hired by the Admiralty.
15.4.1921: Purchased by the United Towing Company Ltd., Hull.
28.8.1939: Requisitioned by the Admiralty.
15.11.1940: Exploded a mine off the North Foreland and sank at a position 51.27.29N., 01.26.11E.
1946: Wreck dispersed with explosives.

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