SUN XXII

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SUN XXII

Post by Jaap Bijl » Thu Oct 20, 2011 3:18 pm

SUN XXII.
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Re: SUN XXII

Post by Bill Harvey » Thu Oct 20, 2011 3:36 pm

SUN XXII (1960 - 1976)
O.N. 301082. 183g. 0n. 107' 2" x 25' 11" x 11' 8¾".
6-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (15" x 20") Mirrlees KLSSDN-6 type engine by Mirrlees, Bickerton & Day Ltd.,Stockport. 1,610bhp. 13 kts. 19 tons bollard pull.
30.9.1959: Launched by Philip & Son Ltd., Dartmouth (Yard No. 1314) for W. H. J. Alexander Ltd., London.
22.2.1960: 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.
2.1976: Renamed DEBEN.
4.1976: Transferred to Alexandra Towing Company (Felixstowe) Ltd.
12.1978: Transferred to Alexandra Towing Company Ltd.
4.1986: Sold to Dringburn Ltd, Sark.
1986: Sold to Atlantic Shipping Company Ltd, Sark..
12.6.1986: Whilst bound Banjul for Las Palmas, wrecked on the coast of southern Morocco and subsequently sank.

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