GEORGE V (1915)

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GEORGE V (1915)

Post by yorkieman » Tue Nov 01, 2011 9:48 pm

1915, 224grt
J.P.Rennoldson, South Shields (294)
.... full details courtesy of David Asprey on Tugtalk

224grt (1954: 217grt)
100.1 x 24.4 x 13.8ft
T3cy Rennoldson 850ihp

The full ownership sequence goes:
1915 Robert Redhead & Sons (Mark Anderson Redhead), Newcastle
1915 Josephine Redhead, Low Fell
1916 R Redhead & Son Ltd, Newcastle
1917-1929 Redhead & Dry's Tugs Ltd, Newcastle
1944 France Fenwick Tyne & Wear Co Ltd, Newcastle
1954 re-engined 12cy General Motors 900bhp
1959 chartered to Tyne Tugs Ltd
1977 Lawson Batey Tugs Ltd, Newcastle
1978 Capt Silas Oates (Coastal Marine Services), Plymouth
1981 Bankside Shipping & Towage Co Ltd, Queenborough
1982 Nicholas E Murray, Queenborough
1984 Estuary Tugs Ltd, Sark CI
1987 Lavington International Ltd, Gibraltar (reg Gibraltar)

as built
GEORGEV1915A.jpg
.... and reported as late as February 2003 lying in the Medway stripped of her machinery and waiting for demolition,
a sad end for a famous 'royal tug' of the Tyne
GEORGEV1915B.jpg
Broken up at Queenborough 05/2007
George Robinson
Freeman of Eriskay

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Re: GEORGE V (1915)

Post by markes » Sun Nov 20, 2011 12:18 pm

GEORGE V in a sad state at Queenborough
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29.05.87 Photo Michael Green Collection
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28.05.99 Photo Michael Green Collection

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Re: GEORGE V (1915)

Post by yorkieman » Sun Nov 20, 2011 12:26 pm

Sad end for a fine and famous tug.
George Robinson
Freeman of Eriskay

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Re: GEORGE V (1915)

Post by markes » Sun Nov 20, 2011 3:44 pm

Seen working on the Tyne 25.08.76 and later outbound on the Tees, late evening 10.07.78 soon after her sale to new owners.
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25.08.76 Photo Michael Green
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10.08.78 Photo Michael Green
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10.08.78 Photo Michael Green

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