SUN VIII (1919)

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SUN VIII (1919)

Post by yorkieman » Mon Oct 17, 2011 7:27 pm

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Re: SUN VIII (1919)

Post by Bill Harvey » Mon Oct 17, 2011 8:00 pm

SUN VIII (1919 - 1969)
O.N. 143951. 196g. 0n. 100.3 x 25.6 x 11.8 feet.
T.3-cyl. (15", 24” & 40" x 27") engine by Earle's Shipbuilding and Engineering Company Ltd.,Hull. 99nhp. 750ihp. 12kts.
26.7.1919: Launched by Cochrane & Sons Ltd., Selby (Yard No. 731) for William Henry James Alexander, London.
12.1919: Completed.
1929: Transferred to W. P. and G. F. Alexander, London.
1930: Transferred to W. H. J. Alexander Ltd., London.
10.1939 until 18.4.1946: Requisitioned by the Admiralty – Naval Control.
2.1960: Converted to oil fuel.
27.1.1969: Sold to London Tugs Ltd., (Ship Towage (London) Ltd., managers).
2.1969: Sold to Scrappingco S.A., Antwerp for demolition.

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