SUN XVIII (1951)

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SUN XVIII (1951)

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Re: SUN XVIII (1951)

Post by Bill Harvey » Mon Oct 17, 2011 8:06 pm

SUN XVIII (1951 - 1969)
O.N. 184360. 105g. 0n. 88' 2" x 22' 1" x 9' 10¾".
7-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (320 x 380mm) 7VLBXM Ruston type engine by Vickers-Armstrongs, Barrow –in- Furness. 560bhp.
25.7.1950: Launched by Philip & Son Ltd., Dartmouth (Yard No. 1217) for W. H. J. Alexander Ltd., London.
2.1951: Completed.
27.1.1969: Sold to London Tugs Ltd., (Ship Towage (London) Ltd., managers).
1.1.1975: Owners acquired by the Alexandra Towing Company Ltd, Liverpool.
1975: Sold to A. and N. Vogel Ltd., London and renamed ECCLESBOURNE.
1977: Sold to General Hellas Ltd., (Sea Towage Ltd., managers), Greece and renamed ALEXANDROS.
1981: Sold to Petros and Spyridon Rarakos, (same managers) Greece. Subsequently, Rarakos Shipping Company, appointed as managers.
1997: Placed in lay-up at Kerkyra, Greece.
7.7.2002: Sighted in a derelict condition still at Kerkyra.

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