SUN XXIII (1961)

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SUN XXIII (1961)

Post by yorkieman » Mon Oct 17, 2011 7:33 pm

Seen in later life as SUNWIND
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and as SUNCREST
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George Robinson
Freeman of Eriskay

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Re: SUN XXIII (1961)

Post by Bill Harvey » Mon Oct 17, 2011 8:12 pm

SUN XXIII (1961 - 1969)
O.N. 302598. 143g. 0n. 93' 9" x 24' 5" x 11' 0¾".
6-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (15" x 20") Mirrlees KLSSDM-6 type engine by Mirrlees, Bickerton & Day Ltd.,Stockport. 1,080bhp. 11 kts. 19 tons bollard pull.
7.1.1961: Launched by Philip & Son Ltd., Dartmouth (Yard No. 1320) for W. H. J. Alexander Ltd., London.
2.3.1961: Completed.
27.1.1969: Sold to London Tugs Ltd. (Ship Towage (London) Ltd., managers).
4.1976: Resulting from a take-over, owners restyled as Alexandra Towing Company (London) Ltd.
1984: Sold to Havelet International Ltd., Guernsey and renamed SUNWIND.
1985: Sold to Myrvin E. Street & Richard H Henderson (trading as S & H Towage), Cuxton and renamed SUNCREST.
1989: Transferred to Myrvin E. Street, London.
1990: Sold to Land & Marine Ltd., London.
1990: Sold to General Marine Ltd., London.
2003: Reported as being in lay-up.
2006: Reported as being for sale at £75,000.
3.2010: Seen at General Marine’s moorings.

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Re: SUN XXIII (1961)

Post by Patrick Hill » Mon Oct 17, 2011 8:38 pm

"Suncrest" on the Thames at Tilbury 09/06/1990.
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