NORTH END

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NORTH END

Post by yorkieman » Mon Oct 17, 2011 12:36 pm

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Bill Harvey
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Re: NORTH END

Post by Bill Harvey » Mon Oct 17, 2011 12:51 pm

NORTH END (1957 - 1972)
O.N. 187162. 215g. 0n. 104' 4" x 28' 2" x 11' 6¼"
T.3-cyl. (15", 25” & 42" x 27") engine by Charles D. Holmes & Company Ltd., Hull. 1,000ihp.
2.2.1956: Keel laid by W. J. Yarwood & Sons Ltd., Northwich (Yard No. 905) for the Alexandra Towing Company Ltd.
29.11.1956: Launched.
17.5.1957: Completed.
1972: Sold to Rimorchiatori Sardi SpA, Cagliari and renamed FIGARI.
1975: Renamed BITTI.
1998: Operated by Achille Onoratu fu Vincenzo, Naples.
2006: Advertised as in lay-up and for sale.
2009: Seen partly stripped and laying as a rusting derelict.

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