FLYING KESTREL

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Alan Hughes
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FLYING KESTREL

Post by Alan Hughes » Tue Nov 01, 2011 4:12 pm

Tug/Tender
Registered: LR25-26:19849 /LR43-44:07708 /LR47-48:07443
(GBR)ON 135455
516 GRT, 180 NRT, (from 1920: 700 GRT, 252 NRT) (140'2"x30'2"x14'1")
steel, 2 scr, 2x T3cyl by "G.T. Grey", 166nhp-1750ihp total

FLYING KESTREL
1913: Built by "J.T. Eltringham & Co" at South Shields (GBR) (YN 292)
1913 -xx/04: delivered to "ATCL - Alexandra Towing Co Ltd" at Liverpool (GBR)
(GBR flag, regd Liverpool, ON 135455, c/s JFNT)
1913 -xx/11: To SAS The Prince of Monaco (MCO)
1914 -xx/05: returned to "ATCL - Alexandra Towing Co Ltd" at Liverpool (GBR)
1914 -xx/08: on UK Admiralty war service as tender at Stromness on Scapa Flow
1919 -21/06: sailed on a school-children excursion at Scapa Flow when passing the foundering surrendered German fleet
1919 -xx/11: returned to owner
1920: refurbished and tonnage remeasured (700 GRT, 252 NRT)
1928: transferred to Southampton (GBR)
193x: (GBR flag, ON 135455, c/s GKPZ)
1939 -xx/10: on UK Admiralty war service
1942: in service at Suez (EGY)
1944: returned to owner
1948: broken up at Birkenhead (GBR)
Info Piet van Damme TugList
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