WEATHER COCK

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WEATHER COCK

Post by yorkieman » Sat Oct 15, 2011 7:33 pm

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As WAPITI
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George Robinson
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Bill Harvey
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Re: WEATHER COCK

Post by Bill Harvey » Sun Oct 16, 2011 10:26 am

WEATHER COCK (2) (1945 - 1958)
O.N. 137488. 208g. 87n. 100.8 x 25.1 x 12.6 feet.
T.3-cyl. (17", 27” & 43" x 27") engine by Crabtree & Company Ltd., Gt. Yarmouth. 96nhp.
29.7.1915: Launched as ELK by H. & C. Grayson Ltd., Garston (Yard No. 95) for the Mersey Towing Company, (Canadian Pacific Railway Company, managers).
11.1915: Completed as WAPITI.
2.12.1915 until 23.8.1919: Hired by the Admiralty.
1945: Purchased by the Liverpool Screw Towing and Lighterage Company and renamed WEATHER COCK.
1958: Sold to T. W.Ward Ltd., Sheffield, for demolition at Barrow.

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