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NORTH COCK (1936)

Posted: Tue Oct 18, 2011 8:09 pm
by yorkieman
At Southampton on 01/04/1949 as HORNBY, photo by father of the late Peter Cook.
Became NORTH COCK at the end of her life, 1967-1968 only
HORNBY PJC.jpg

Re: NORTH COCK (1936)

Posted: Wed Oct 19, 2011 8:36 am
by Bill Harvey
NORTH COCK (2) (1966 - 1968)
O.N. 164298. 201g. 0n. 95.2 x 25.1 x 12.4 feet.
T.3-cyl. (16", 26” & 42" x 30") engine by Plenty & Son Ltd., Newbury. 120nhp. 1,000ihp.
20.7.1936: Launched as HORNBY by Cochrane & Sons Ltd., Selby (Yard No. 1163) for the Alexandra Towing Company Ltd.
9.1936: Completed.
4.5.1941: Sunk in East Langton Dock during an air-raid on Liverpool Docks.
5.1941: Refloated and subsequently repaired.
12.1966: Sold to North West Tugs Ltd., Liverpool and renamed NORTH COCK.
17.1.1967: Owners restyled as Liverpool Screw Towing Company Ltd.
1968: Sold to Northern Slipway Ltd., Dublin for demolition and resold by them to W. H. Arnott, Young & Company Ltd., Dalmuir.
1.7.1968: Departed under tow from Liverpool to Dalmuir for demolition.