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Posted: Fri Aug 23, 2013 7:27 pm
by yorkieman
A wonderful old double-ended paddle tug!
Details from Piet van Damme / Tugtalk
double-ended tug
Registered: LR1890-91:21 /LR25-26:17657
(GBR) ON 47614
183 GRT, 95 NRT, (138.0'x21.0'x8.4')
iron, paddle, D2cyl by shipbuilder, 95nhp

1863: Built by "John Laird Bros" at Birkenhead (GBR) (YN 302)
1863 -xx/09: delivered to Algernon F. Egerton (for "Bridgewater Navigation Co")
(GBR flag, regd Liverpool, ON 47614)
1869: (183 GRT, 19 NRT)
1873: To "Bridgewater Navigation Co" (GBR)
1887: taken over by "MSC - Manchester Ship Canal Co" at Manchester (GBR)
1894: (GBR flag, regd Manchester, ON 47614)
1927: broken up at Garston (GBR)