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THISTLE COCK

Posted: Sat Oct 15, 2011 7:31 pm
by yorkieman
THISTLECOCK1929B.jpg
Coal fired
THISTLECOCK1929A.jpg
After conversion to oil

Re: THISTLE COCK

Posted: Sun Oct 16, 2011 10:23 am
by Bill Harvey
THISTLE COCK (1929 - 1967)
O.N. 161086. 169g. 0n. 100'10" x 25'1" x 11'7¼".
T.3-cyl. (16", 25” & 42" x 27") engine by the shipbuilder.
6.12.1928: Launched by Cammell, Laird & Company Ltd., Birkenhead (Yard No. 951) for the Liverpool Screw Towing and Lighterage Company. 3.1929: Completed.
1966: The Liverpool Screw Towing and Lighterage Company was sold to the Alexandra Towing Company Ltd.
1967: Sold to Northern Slipways Ltd., Dublin and resold to the West of Scotland Shipbreaking Company Ltd., Troon for demolition.