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by Bill Harvey
Tue Oct 18, 2011 5:54 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: ENGLISHMAN (1913)
Replies: 1
Views: 3525

Re: ENGLISHMAN (1913)

ENGLISHMAN (3) (1913 - 1932) screw tug. O.N. 133447. 62g. 38n. 71.0 x 16.2 x 7.0 feet. C.2-cyl. (12½” & 26” x 20”) engine by Vauxhall and West Hydraulic Engineering Company Ltd., Luton. 28nhp. 230ihp. 6.1913: Completed by Henry Scarr Ltd., Hessle (Yard No. 228) for T. Gray & Company Ltd., Hull. 29.7...
by Bill Harvey
Tue Oct 18, 2011 5:51 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: DALESMAN (1909)
Replies: 8
Views: 4787

Re: DALESMAN (1909)

George, I also have the bottom photo along with another view of the same incident and on the rear it states February 1913 at Stoke Bardolph, near Nottingham on the River Trent. Although possible, I doubt if she would have been left high and dry for 9 months so suspect one date as potentially inaccur...
by Bill Harvey
Tue Oct 18, 2011 5:42 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: DALESMAN (1909)
Replies: 8
Views: 4787

Re: DALESMAN (1909)

DALESMAN (1909 - 1936) twin screw tug. O.N. 128134. 43g. 18n. 77.0 x 14.1 x 4.4 feet. Two, C.2-cyl. (8” & 16” x 10”) engines by Vauxhall and West Hydraulic Engineering Company Ltd., Luton. 21nhp. 170ihp. 1909: Completed by Henry Scarr, Hessle, for T. Gray & Company Ltd., Hull. 1915 until 1918: On Wa...
by Bill Harvey
Tue Oct 18, 2011 5:39 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: BOWMAN (1908)
Replies: 1
Views: 3497

Re: BOWMAN (1908)

BOWMAN (1) (1908 – 1915) twin screw tug. O.N. 128085. 43g. 18n. 77.0 x 14.2 x 4.4 feet Two, C.2-cyl. (8” & 16” x 10”) engines by Vauxhall and West Hydraulic Engineering Company Ltd., Luton. 21nhp. 200ihp. 1908: Completed by Henry Scarr Ltd., Hessle, for T. Gray & Company Ltd., Hull. 1915: Sold to th...
by Bill Harvey
Tue Oct 18, 2011 5:34 pm
Forum: Alexandra Towing
Topic: COLLINGWOOD (1981)
Replies: 1
Views: 3141

Re: COLLINGWOOD (1981)

COLLINGWOOD (3) (1981 - 2007) O.N. 389168. 259g. 0n. 30.64 x 9.33 x 2.663 metres. Two, 6-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (254 x 305mm) Ruston 6RK3CM type engines by Ruston Diesels Ltd.,Newton-le-Willows, geared to twin forward mounted Voith-Schneider type multi-directional propulsion units. 2,640bhp. 12.8 kts. 32 t...
by Bill Harvey
Tue Oct 18, 2011 5:02 pm
Forum: Alexandra Towing
Topic: WALLASEY (1977)
Replies: 4
Views: 3856

Re: WALLASEY (1977)

Bill, You haven't mentioned the grounding in 1988!!!! Correct George. Hope you are keeping well? I do not record every mishap in a vessel's life, primarily, only those that result in damage to the hull and / or a sinking. In WALLASEY's case as far as I'm aware ingress of water in heavy seas caused ...
by Bill Harvey
Tue Oct 18, 2011 12:58 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: DOCKMAN (1949)
Replies: 5
Views: 3907

Re: DOCKMAN

Thanks Patrick, I don't seem to have a photo of her as STAMFORD BROOK (as built), perhaps someone can find one. George, Making the comparison with the photos of TYBURN BROOK / PRESSMAN in a "before and after context", it certainly looks like a vast amount of steelwork was removed to reduce the bulw...
by Bill Harvey
Tue Oct 18, 2011 12:50 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: TugTalk Accessibility
Replies: 14
Views: 4717

Re: TugTalk Accessibility

Och, I was in a state of abject confusion before it all started, Bill, sometimes I even think Clannies and Bennies were real ships ..... now that's serious ...... :( Angus, don't say that too loudly as "he who shall remain nameless" has escaped again and is back in your neck of the woods since Sund...
by Bill Harvey
Tue Oct 18, 2011 11:45 am
Forum: Alexandra Towing
Topic: TRAFALGAR (1966)
Replies: 4
Views: 3888

Re: TRAFALGAR (1966)

TRAFALGAR (2) (1966 - 1992) O.N. 308683. 173g. 0n. 103' 0" x 27' 0" x 11' 0" 8-cyl. 2 S.C.S.A. (10½" x 13½") Crossley HGN8 type turbocharged engine by Crossley Bros.Ltd., Manchester, geared to a fixed pitch propeller. (per original design spec - 1200bhp. @ 420 revs. 16.5 tons bollard pull. 11¾ Kts) ...
by Bill Harvey
Tue Oct 18, 2011 11:41 am
Forum: Alexandra Towing
Topic: ALFRED (1971)
Replies: 2
Views: 3492

Re: ALFRED (1971)

ALFRED (3) (1972 - 1999) O.N. 357404. 272g. 0n. 107' 1" x 30' 10" x 14' 0" 9-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (12½" x 14½") Ruston 9ATCM type engine by English Electric Diesels Ltd.,Ruston Engine Division, Lincoln, geared to a fixed pitch propeller operating within a Kort steerable nozzle. 2,190bhp. 13¼ kts. 40 tons...
by Bill Harvey
Tue Oct 18, 2011 11:36 am
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: TugTalk Accessibility
Replies: 14
Views: 4717

Re: TugTalk Accessibility

But why would anyone want to do that, Bill ? Especially if the plan was for a totally different content ... yet retaining the domain name unchanged ? Cannot see the point or advantage. After all, the domain name by force needs to reflect the content, and taking out a new domain name is easy-peasy. ...
by Bill Harvey
Tue Oct 18, 2011 9:59 am
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: TugTalk Accessibility
Replies: 14
Views: 4717

Re: TugTalk Accessibility

I see it now opens as a 'site under construction' .... by whom?? I could be well wrong and not for the first time, but I have encountered a case a couple of years ago where I tried accessing a previously up and running website for a small specialist tool supplier only to find it "under new manageme...
by Bill Harvey
Tue Oct 18, 2011 8:22 am
Forum: W.H.J. ALEXANDER – Sun tugs
Topic: SUN II (1965)
Replies: 1
Views: 3193

Re: SUN II (1965)

SUN II (2) (1965 - 1969) O.N. 307890. 150g. 0n. 93' 9" x 24' 5" x 11' 1". (86.0 x 24.1 x 9.4 feet) 6-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (15" x 18") engine by Mirrlees National Ltd., Stockport, geared to a fixed pitch propeller operating within a steerable Kort nozzle. 1,400bhp. 12 kts. 18 tons bollard pull. 18.5.1965:...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 8:23 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: FINLAY (1914)
Replies: 6
Views: 5647

Re: FINLAY

FINLAY O.N. 136179. 73g. 0n. 75.1 x 17.1 x 7.8 feet. C.2-cyl. (13” & 28” x 18”) engine by Gauldie, Gillespie & Company, Glasgow. 55nhp. 250ihp. 2.1914: Completed by Scott & Sons, Bowling (Yard No. 246) for R. H. Mungall, Hessle. 24.7.1914: Sold to the Premier Tug Company Ltd., (William H. Miller, ma...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 8:21 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: LIGHTERMAN (1954)
Replies: 3
Views: 3968

Re: LIGHTERMAN (1954)

LIGHTERMAN (2) (1962 - 1977) O.N. 186095. 37g. 0n. 56.9 x 16.4 x 5.9 feet. 6-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (8¾” x 11½”) Blackstone ER4M type engine by R. A. Lister (Marine Sales) Ltd.,Dursley. 360bhp. 10kts. 5½ tons bollard pull. 1954: Completed as JAYCEE by P. K. Harris & Sons Ltd., Appledore (Yard No. 55) for C...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 8:15 pm
Forum: Alexandra Towing
Topic: T.A.JOLLIFFE
Replies: 1
Views: 3162

Re: T.A.JOLLIFFE

T. A. JOLLIFFE (1901 - 1923) O.N. 115238. 199g. 14n. 113.0 x 23.7 x 12.1 feet. T.3-cyl. (15½", 25” & 41" x 27") engine by the shipbuilder. 87nhp. 1901: Completed by J. P. Rennoldson & Sons Ltd., South Shields (Yard No. 213) for Sarah A.Howard (née Jolliffe) Liverpool and John Woodburn, Windermere (t...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 8:12 pm
Forum: W.H.J. ALEXANDER – Sun tugs
Topic: SUN XXIII (1961)
Replies: 2
Views: 3539

Re: SUN XXIII (1961)

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. A...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 8:09 pm
Forum: W.H.J. ALEXANDER – Sun tugs
Topic: SUN XIX (1956)
Replies: 1
Views: 3097

Re: SUN XIX (1956)

SUN XIX (1956 - 1969) O.N. 187480. 192g. 0n. 107' 2" x 25' 11" x 11' 8¾". 6-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (15" x 20") 6VLBXM type engine by Ruston & Hornsby Ltd, Lincoln. 1,170bhp. 24.5.1956: Launched by Philip & Son Ltd., Dartmouth (Yard No. 1289) for W. H. J. Alexander Ltd. 10.1956: Completed. 7.11.1956: Delive...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 8:06 pm
Forum: W.H.J. ALEXANDER – Sun tugs
Topic: SUN XVIII (1951)
Replies: 1
Views: 3251

Re: SUN XVIII (1951)

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: Com...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 8:03 pm
Forum: W.H.J. ALEXANDER – Sun tugs
Topic: SUN XI (1925)
Replies: 1
Views: 3081

Re: SUN XI (1925)

SUN XI (1925 - 1964) O.N. 148618. 183g. 63n. 100.0 x 25.6 x 12.0 feet. T.3-cyl. (15½", 24” & 40" x 27") engine by the shipbuilder. 112nhp. 750ihp. 12.5.1925: Launched by Earle's Shipbuilding and Engineering Company Ltd., Hull (Yard No.651) for William Henry James Alexander, London. 6.1925: Completed...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 8:00 pm
Forum: W.H.J. ALEXANDER – Sun tugs
Topic: SUN VIII (1919)
Replies: 1
Views: 3452

Re: SUN VIII (1919)

SUN VIII (1919 - 1969) O.N. 143951. 196g. 0n. 100.3 x 25.6 x 11.8 feet. T.3-cyl. (15", 24” & 40" x 27") engine by Earle's Shipbuilding and Engineering Company Ltd.,Hull. 99nhp. 750ihp. 12kts. 26.7.1919: Launched by Cochrane & Sons Ltd., Selby (Yard No. 731) for William Henry James Alexander, London....
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 7:57 pm
Forum: W.H.J. ALEXANDER – Sun tugs
Topic: SUN V (1915)
Replies: 1
Views: 3093

Re: SUN V (1915)

SUN V (1915 - 1966) O.N. 139071. 200g. 65n. 105.0 x 25.5 x 12.4 feet. T.3-cyl. (15", 24” & 40" x 27") engine by the shipbuilder. 90nhp. 750ihp. 19.3.1915: Launched by Earle's Shipbuilding and Engineering Company Ltd., Hull (Yard No.612) for J. Constant, London, on behalf of William Henry James Alexa...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 7:54 pm
Forum: W.H.J. ALEXANDER – Sun tugs
Topic: SUN IV (1915)
Replies: 1
Views: 3179

Re: SUN IV (1915)

SUN IV (1915 - 1966) O.N. 139075. 200g. 65n. 105.0 x 25.5 x 12.4 feet. T.3-cyl. (15", 24” & 40" x 27") engine by the shipbuilder. 90nhp. 750ihp. 17.3.1915: Launched by Earle's Shipbuilding and Engineering Company Ltd., Hull (Yard No.613) for J. Constant, London, on behalf of William Henry James Alex...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 7:51 pm
Forum: W.H.J. ALEXANDER – Sun tugs
Topic: SUNSHINE (1899)
Replies: 1
Views: 3511

Re: SUNSHINE (1899)

SUNSHINE (1899 - 1961) O.N. 112637. 103g. 0n. 80.3 x 19.0 x 9.9 feet. C.2-cyl. (17” & 35" x 24") engine by the shipbuilder. 63nhp. 450ihp. 8.1899: Completed by J. G. Fay & Company Ltd., Woolston (Yard No. 391) for William Henry James Alexander, London. 1929: Transferred to W. P. and G. F. Alexander,...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 7:49 pm
Forum: W.H.J. ALEXANDER – Sun tugs
Topic: SUNFISH (1907)
Replies: 2
Views: 3889

Re: SUNFISH (1907)

SUNFISH (1907 - 1962) O.N. 125610. 81g. 4n. 72.0 x 18.5 x 9.2 feet. C.2-cyl. (15” & 30" x 22") engine by J. Stewart & Son Ltd., London. 70nhp. 350ihp. 8.1907: Completed by Jonker and Stans, Hendrik-ido-Ambacht (Yard No. 39) for William Henry James Alexander, London. 1929: Transferred to W. P. and G....
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 7:48 pm
Forum: W.H.J. ALEXANDER – Sun tugs
Topic: SUNBIRD (1907)
Replies: 1
Views: 3118

Re: SUNBIRD (1907)

SUNBIRD (1907 - 1961) O.N. 125638. 64g. 4n. 72.1 x 18.5 x 8.8 feet. C.2-cyl. (15” & 30" x 22") engine by J. Stewart & Son Ltd., London. 70nhp. 350ihp. 10.1907: Completed by Jonker and Stans, Hendrik-ido-Ambacht(Yard No. 41) for William Henry James Alexander, London. 1929: Transferred to W. P. and G....
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 7:46 pm
Forum: W.H.J. ALEXANDER – Sun tugs
Topic: SUN (1906)
Replies: 1
Views: 3363

Re: SUN (1906)

SUN (1906 - 1965) O.N. 120665. 130g. 3n. 87.3 x 22.3 x 10.5 feet. T.3-cyl. (14", 21½” & 34½" x 24") engine by J. Stewart & Son Ltd., London. 99nhp. 550ihp. 2.1906: Completed by Richard Cock & Sons, Appledore (Yard No. 119) for William Henry James Alexander, London. 1929: Transferred to W. P. and G. ...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 7:42 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: YORKSHIREMAN (1928)
Replies: 2
Views: 3292

Re: YORKSHIREMAN (1928)

YORKSHIREMAN (1) (1928 – 1965) O.N. 160104. 251g. 96n. 120.0 x 27.1 x 7.2 feet. Two, T.3-cyl. (10”, 16” & 26½” x 16”) engines by the shipbuilder. 2 screws. 86nhp. 880ihp. 2.11.1927: Ordered from Earle’s Shipbuilding and Engineering Company Ltd., Hull. (Yard No.672) by the United Towing Company Ltd.,...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 7:40 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: YEOMAN (1944)
Replies: 1
Views: 3494

Re: YEOMAN

YEOMAN (4) (1953 - 1963) O.N. 180274. 55g. 73.6 x 17.0 x 7.4 feet. C.2-cyl. (12½” & 26"x 18") engine by the North Eastern Marine Engineering Company (1938) Ltd., Sunderland. 260ihp. 13.6.1944: Launched as TID 90 by R. Dunston Ltd., Thorne (Yard No. T. 499) for the Ministry of War Transport. 7.1944: ...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 7:36 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: WELSHMAN (1943)
Replies: 6
Views: 7052

Re: WELSHMAN (1943)

WELSHMAN (4) (1958 - 1964) O.N. 181186. 1,110g. 103n. 194.3 x 38.7 x 15.8 feet. Two, 8-cyl. 2 S.C.S.A. (13-3/8” x 22-7/16”) Atlas Polar type engines by British Auxiliaries Ltd.,Glasgow, geared to a single shaft. 3,200bhp. 10.9.1942: Launched as HMS GROWLER by Henry Robb Ltd., Leith (Yard No. 328), f...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 7:32 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: WATERMAN (1930)
Replies: 1
Views: 3419

Re: WATERMAN (1930)

WATERMAN (1) (1930 - 1963) twin screw tug. O.N. 160881. 40g. 11n. 62.1 x 14.4 x 4.7 feet. Two, 4-cyl. 2 S.C.S.A. (9" x 11") engines by L. Gardner & Sons Ltd., Manchester, geared to twin screws. 190bhp. 2.7.1929: Ordered from Cochrane & Sons Ltd., Selby (Yard No. 1067) by the United Towing Company Lt...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 7:30 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: WATERMAN (1965)
Replies: 2
Views: 3590

Re: WATERMAN (1965)

WATERMAN (2) (1965 - 1977) twin screw tug. O.N. 308528. 48g. 62' 11" x 19' 6" x 6' 3" Two, 6-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (6½" x 7¼”) engines by Bergius-Kelvin Company Ltd., Glasgow, single reverse reduction geared to twin screw shafts. 600bhp. 9kts. 7 tons bollard pull. 25.11.1964: Launched by R. Dunston Ltd., ...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 7:27 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: TYBURN BROOK / PRESSMAN (1950)
Replies: 3
Views: 3892

Re: TYBURN BROOK / PRESSMAN

TYBURN BROOK / PRESSMAN (2) (1963 - 1972) O.N. 183244. 68g. 68.0 x 19.5 x 7.4 feet. 7-cyl. 2 S.C.S.A. (230 x 42mm) Polar M471 type engine (No. 416) made by British Polar Engines Ltd., Glasgow. 520bhp. 10kts. 5.8 tons bollard pull. 21.3.1950: Launched as TYBURN BROOK by Henry Scarr Ltd., Hessle (Yard...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 7:24 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: YORKSHIREMAN (1967)
Replies: 2
Views: 3856

Re: YORKSHIREMAN (1967)

YORKSHIREMAN (2) (1967 - 1973) twin screw tug. O.N. 334051. 304g. 76n. 106' 7" x 30' 9" x 13' 7" Two, 6-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (10¼" x 14½") 6ATCM type engines by Ruston & Hornsby Ltd., Lincoln, single reverse reduction geared to twin screw shafts. 2,800bhp. 11kts. 26 tons bollard pull. 22.7.1966: Keel lai...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 6:09 pm
Forum: W.H.J. ALEXANDER – Sun tugs
Topic: SUN XXVII (1968)
Replies: 1
Views: 3544

Re: SUN XXVII (1968)

SUN XXVII (1968 - 1969) fire-fighting tug. O.N. 336987. 226g. 0n. 116' 3" x 28' 6" x 11' 9½". 6-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (15" x 20") Mirrlees KLSSGMR-6 type engine by Mirrlees National Ltd.,Stockport, geared to a fixed pitch propeller operating within a steerable Kort nozzle. 2,100bhp.12 kts. 31 tons bollard...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 6:04 pm
Forum: W.H.J. ALEXANDER – Sun tugs
Topic: SUN XXIV (1962)
Replies: 4
Views: 4326

Re: SUN XXIV (1962)

SUN XXIV (1962 - 1992) O.N. 302876. 113g. 0n. 88' 3" x 22' 11" x 9' 10¼". 6-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (15" x 18") Mirrlees KMR-6 type engine by Mirrlees, Bickerton & Day Ltd.,Stockport. 720bhp. 10 tons bollard pull. Post 2005: 25 tons bollard pull. 11.12.1961: Launched by Pollock, Sons & Company Ltd., Faversh...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 5:56 pm
Forum: Alexandra Towing
Topic: SARAH JOLLIFFE
Replies: 2
Views: 3858

Re: SARAH JOLLIFFE

SARAH JOLLIFFE (1890 - 1924) iron screw tug. O.N. 97815. 299g. 76n. 138.0 x 25.6 x 13.5 feet. T.3-cyl. (17", 28” & 48" x 30") engine by the shipbuilder. 126nhp. 700ihp. 14.8.1890: Launched by J. Readhead & Sons, South Shields (Yard No. 262) for Sarah A.Jolliffe, Liverpool and John Woodburn, Winderme...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 5:51 pm
Forum: Alexandra Towing
Topic: GANGES (1982)
Replies: 2
Views: 3426

Re: GANGES (1982)

GANGES (1982 - 1996) fire-fighting tug. O.N. 399351. 281g. 0n. 33.18 x 9.63 x 4.91 metres. 12-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (270 x 305mm) Ruston 12RK270 vee type engine by Ruston Diesels Ltd., Newton-le-Willows, geared to a controllable pitch propeller. 2,640bhp. 13½ kts. 42 tons bollard pull. 2006: Fitted with a...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 5:27 pm
Forum: Alexandra Towing
Topic: SUN THAMES (1982)
Replies: 5
Views: 3540

Re: SUN THAMES (1982)

SUN THAMES (1982 - 1996) fire-fighting tug. O.N. 399124. 330g. 0n. 33.23 x 9.96 x 4.525-(inc skeg), metres. Two, 6-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (254 x 305mm) Ruston 6RKCM type engines with turbo-couplings, made by Ruston Diesels Ltd., Newton-le-Willows, geared to twin forward mounted Voith-Schneider type multi-d...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 5:20 pm
Forum: Alexandra Towing
Topic: VENTNOR (1965)
Replies: 1
Views: 3580

Re: VENTNOR (1965)

VENTNOR (1965 - 1990) O.N. 307130. 173g. 0n. 103' 0" x 27' 0" x 11' 0" 8-cyl. 2 S.C.S.A. (10½" x 13½") Crossley HGN8 type turbocharged engine by Crossley Bros.Ltd., Manchester, geared to a fixed pitch propeller. 1,350bhp. 12 kts. 21 tons bollard pull. 28.10.1964: Launched by Richard Dunston (Hessle)...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 5:18 pm
Forum: Alexandra Towing
Topic: ROMSEY (1964)
Replies: 2
Views: 3517

Re: ROMSEY (1964)

ROMSEY (3) (1964 - 1990) O.N. 306715. 173g. 0n. 103' 0" x 27' 0" x 10' 0" 8-cyl. 2 S.C.S.A. (10½" x 13½") Crossley HGN8 type turbocharged engine by Crossley Bros.Ltd., Manchester, geared to a fixed pitch propeller. (per original design spec - 1200bhp. @ 420revs. 16.5 tons bollard pull. 11¾ Kts) 1,35...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 5:15 pm
Forum: Alexandra Towing
Topic: ALBERT (1972)
Replies: 4
Views: 4043

Re: ALBERT (1972)

ALBERT (2) (1972 - 1999) O.N. 357428. 272g. 0n. 107' 1" x 30' 10" x 14' 0" 9-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (12½" x 14½") Ruston 9ATCM type engine by Ruston Paxman Diesels Ltd.,Lincoln, geared to a fixed pitch propeller operating within a Kort steerable nozzle. 2,190bhp.13¼ kts. 40 tons bollard pull. 15.2.1972: La...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 2:35 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: TUGMAN (1964)
Replies: 1
Views: 3334

Re: TUGMAN

TUGMAN (1964 - 1983) twin screw tug. O.N. 305760. 98g. 83' 9" x 26' 7" x 10' 10" Two, 6-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (8¾"x 11½") Blackstone EVS6M type engines by Blackstone & Company Ltd., Stamford, single reverse reduction geared to twin screw shafts. 920bhp. 10kts. 11 tons bollard pull. 23.7.1964: Launched by ...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 2:31 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: TRAWLERMAN (1963)
Replies: 1
Views: 3527

Re: TRAWLERMAN

TRAWLERMAN (1963 - 1985) twin screw tug. O.N. 303820. 98g. 22d. 83' 6" x 24' 1" x 10' 10" Two, 6-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (8¾" x 11½") Blackstone EVS6M type engines by Lister, Blackstone Marine Ltd., Dursley, single reverse reduction geared to twin screw shafts. 920bhp. 10kts. 11 tons bollard pull. 9.7.1962:...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 2:27 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: TRADESMAN (1964)
Replies: 1
Views: 3832

Re: TRADESMAN (1964)

TRADESMAN (3) (1964 - 1973) twin screw tug. O.N. 305753. 230g. 7n. 77d. 106' 9" x 29' 9" x 12' 0” Two, 6-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (325 x 370mm) Allen 6S37-E type engines by W. H. Allen, Sons & Company Ltd., Bedford, single reverse reduction geared to twin screw shafts. 2,500bhp. 12kts.20 tons bollard pull. 1...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 2:24 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: TRADESMAN (1944)
Replies: 1
Views: 3512

Re: TRADESMAN (1944)

TRADESMAN (2) (1946 - 1963). O.N. 169182. 593g. 137.1 x 33.1 x 15.1 feet. T.3-cyl. (16", 26” & 43" x 30") engine by Ailsa Shipbuilding Company Ltd, Troon. 200nhp.1,350ihp. 22.4.1944: Launched as EMPIRE JULIA by Clelands (Successors) Ltd., Willington Quay on Tyne (Yard No. 70) for the Ministry of War...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 2:21 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: TOLLMAN (1931)
Replies: 1
Views: 3407

Re: TOLLMAN

TOLLMAN (1931 - 1966) O.N. 162240. 79g. 0n. 75.5 x 19.1 x 7.6 feet. C.2-cyl. (14” & 30" x 20") engine by Earle's Shipbuilding and Engineering Company Ltd., Hull. 40nhp. 420ihp. 3.6.1930: Ordered from Henry Scarr Ltd., Hessle (Yard No. 354) by the United Towing Company Ltd., Hull. 7.2.1931: Launched....
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 2:19 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: TIDSPUR (1943)
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Re: TIDSPUR

TIDSPUR (1947 - 1961) O.N. 169325. 55g. 73.6 x 17.0 x 7.4 feet. C.2-cyl. (12½” & 26"x 18") engine by the North Eastern Marine Engineering Company (1938) Ltd., Sunderland. 260ihp. 1943: Launched as TID 23 by R. Dunston Ltd., Thorne (Yard No. T. 423) for the Ministry of War Transport. 1943: Completed ...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 2:15 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: TIDESMAN (1963)
Replies: 1
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Re: TIDESMAN

TIDESMAN (1963 - 1981) twin screw tug. O.N. 303832. 98g. 0n. 22d. 83' 6" x 24' 1" x 10' 10" Post 2002: 140g. 42n. 22d. Two, 6-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (8¾" x 11½") Blackstone EVS6M type engines by R. A. Lister & Company Ltd., Lister, (Marine Division), Dursley, single reverse reduction geared to twin screw s...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 2:12 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: SUPERMAN (1967)
Replies: 1
Views: 3155

Re: SUPERMAN (1967)

SUPERMAN (3) (1967 - 1973) twin screw tug. O.N. 308575. 304g. 76n. 106' 7" x 30' 9" x 13' 7" Two, 6-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (10¼" x 14½") 6ATCM type engines by Ruston & Hornsby Ltd., Lincoln, single reverse reduction geared to twin screw shafts. 2,800bhp. 11kts. 26 tons bollard pull. 7.11.1966: Keel laid by...

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