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by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 2:10 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: SUPERMAN (1933)
Replies: 1
Views: 3640

Re: SUPERMAN (1933)

SUPERMAN (2) (1933 - 1964) O.N. 163129. 359g. 57n. 120.2 x 27.2 x 14.2 feet. T.3-cyl. (15½", 26” & 43" x 27") engine by Charles D. Holmes & Company Ltd., Hull. 124nhp. 3.1933: Completed by Cochrane & Sons Ltd., Selby (Yard No. 1110) for the United Towing Company Ltd., Hull. 1939 - 12.1945: Requisiti...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 2:08 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: SERVICEMAN (1945)
Replies: 1
Views: 3401

Re: SERVICEMAN

SERVICEMAN (1) (1946 - 1969) O.N. 180448. 325g. 116.0 x 27.6 x 12.7 feet. As built: T.3-cyl. (12", 20” & 33" x 24") engine by Franklin Machine and Foundry Corporation, Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.A. 750ihp. From 1946: T.3-cyl. (11¾", 19¾” & 34" x 24") engine by A. Hall & Company Ltd., Aberdeen (or...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 1:01 pm
Forum: Liverpool Screw Towing
Topic: STORM COCK (1936)
Replies: 1
Views: 3863

Re: STORM COCK (1936)

STORM COCK (5) (1936 - 1967) O.N. 164294. 169g. 0n. 95.1 x 25.1 x 11.5 feet. T.3-cyl. (16", 26” & 42" x 27") engine by the shipbuilder. 124nhp. 1,000ihp. 4.6.1936: Launched by Cammell, Laird & Company Ltd., Birkenhead (Yard No. 1017) for the Liverpool Screw Towing and Lighterage Company, Liverpool. ...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 12:58 pm
Forum: Liverpool Screw Towing
Topic: HEATH COCK
Replies: 1
Views: 3726

Re: HEATH COCK

HEATH COCK (1958 - 1970) / COLLINGWOOD (2) (1970 - 1975) O.N. 187179. 193g. 0n. 102' 2" x 27' 11" x 12' 4". 6-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (15" x 20") Ruston 6VLBXM type engine by Ruston and Hornsby, Lincoln. 1,088bhp. 11 kts. 23.12.1957: Launched as HEATH COCK by Cammell, Laird & Company (Shipbuilding and Engin...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 12:54 pm
Forum: Alexandra Towing
Topic: WALLASEY (1977)
Replies: 4
Views: 3856

Re: WALLASEY (1977)

WALLASEY (3) (1977 - 1996) O.N. 377447. 265g. 0n. 32.92 x 9.61 x 4.171 metres. 12-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (254 x 305mm) Ruston 12RKCM vee type engine by Ruston Diesels Ltd., Newton-le-Willows, geared to a controllable pitch propeller operating within a Kort steerable nozzle. 2,640bhp. 13½ kts. 45 tons bolla...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 12:51 pm
Forum: Alexandra Towing
Topic: NORTH END
Replies: 1
Views: 3528

Re: NORTH END

NORTH END (1957 - 1972) O.N. 187162. 215g. 0n. 104' 4" x 28' 2" x 11' 6¼" T.3-cyl. (15", 25” & 42" x 27") engine by Charles D. Holmes & Company Ltd., Hull. 1,000ihp. 2.2.1956: Keel laid by W. J. Yarwood & Sons Ltd., Northwich (Yard No. 905) for the Alexandra Towing Company Ltd. 29.11.1956: Launched....
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 12:49 pm
Forum: Alexandra Towing
Topic: NORTH BEACH
Replies: 1
Views: 3304

Re: NORTH BEACH

NORTH BEACH (1956 - 1972) O.N. 187138. 220g. 0n. 104' 6" x 28' 2" x 12' 0¾" T.3-cyl. (15" 25" & 42" x 27") engine by Charles D. Holmes & Company Ltd., Hull. 1,050ihp. Post 1988: 6-cyl. 4.S.C.S.A. (240 x 280mm) 6M282AK type engine made in 1987 by Krupp MaK Maschinenbau G.m.b.H., Kiel, fitted to starb...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 12:46 pm
Forum: Alexandra Towing
Topic: NELSON (1966)
Replies: 1
Views: 3360

Re: NELSON (1966)

NELSON (4) (1966 - 1994) O.N. 308670. 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) 1,3...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 12:44 pm
Forum: Alexandra Towing
Topic: BROCKLEBANK
Replies: 1
Views: 3397

Re: BROCKLEBANK

BROCKLEBANK (3) (1964 - 1989) O.N. 306497. 172g. 0n. 102' 11" x 27' 1" 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. @ 420 revs. 16.5 tons bollard pull. 11¾ Kt...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 11:41 am
Forum: Alexandra Towing
Topic: WELLINGTON (1977)
Replies: 2
Views: 3906

Re: WELLINGTON (1977)

WELLINGTON (4) (1977 - 1983) fire-fighting tug. O.N. 364437. 315g. 0n. 33.86 x 9.63 x 4.045 metres. Two, 8-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (254 x 305mm) Ruston 8RKCM vee type engines by Ruston Diesels Ltd.,Newton-le-Willows, geared to a single controllable pitch propeller operating within a Kort steerable nozzle. 3...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 11:37 am
Forum: Alexandra Towing
Topic: NORTH ROCK
Replies: 2
Views: 3542

Re: NORTH ROCK

NORTH ROCK (1956 - 1972) O.N. 187127. 206g. 0n. 104' 3" x 28' 2" x 11' 6½" T.3-cyl. (15", 25" & 42" x 27") engine by Charles D. Holmes & Company Ltd., Hull. 1,050ihp. Post 1963: 8-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (381 x 457mm) KMR8 type engine by Mirrlees Blackstone (Stockport) Ltd,, Stockport. 1,440bhp. 28.11.1955:...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 11:35 am
Forum: Alexandra Towing
Topic: VICTORIA (1902)
Replies: 1
Views: 3097

Re: VICTORIA (1902)

VICTORIA (1) (1902 - 1958) O.N. 115261. 147g. 5n. 92.5 x 20.1 x 10.8 feet. C.2-Cyl. (16" & 42½" x 27") engine by the shipbuilder. 69nhp. 600ihp. 22.2.1902: Launched by John Jones & Sons, Birkenhead (Yard No. 189) for the Alexandra Towing Company Ltd. 3.1902: Completed. 1958: Sold to T. W. Ward Ltd.,...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 11:33 am
Forum: Alexandra Towing
Topic: SLOYNE
Replies: 1
Views: 3605

Re: SLOYNE

SLOYNE (2) (1928 - 1966) O.N. 161068. 300g. 13n. 105.4 x 27.0 x 12.5 feet. T.3-cyl. (17", 27¾" & 46" x 30") engine by Earle's Shipbuilding & Engineering Company Ltd.,Hull. 129nhp. 10.1928: Completed by J. Crichton & Company, Saltney, Chester (Yard No. 456) for the Alexandra Towing Company Ltd. 1966:...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 11:31 am
Forum: Alexandra Towing
Topic: SALTHOUSE
Replies: 3
Views: 3074

Re: SALTHOUSE

SALTHOUSE (3) (1935 - 1965) O.N. 164254. 192g. 0n. 95.0 x 25.1 x 11.5 feet. T.3-cyl. (16", 26" & 42" x 30") engine by Plenty & Son Ltd., Newbury. 121nhp. 1,000ihp. 3.1935: Completed by J. Crichton & Company Ltd., Saltney (Yard No. 543) for the Alexandra Towing Company Ltd. 1.2.1965: Departed for Pre...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 11:27 am
Forum: Alexandra Towing
Topic: NORTH LOCH
Replies: 1
Views: 3215

Re: NORTH LOCH

NORTH LOCH (1959 - 1979) O.N. 301312. 200g. 0n. 104' 6" x 28' 0" x 10' 2" 8-cyl. 2 S.C.S.A. (14½" x 19") CRL8 type engine by Crossley Bros. Ltd., Manchester. 1,350bhp. 17.3.1958: Keel laid by W. J. Yarwood & Sons Ltd., Northwich (Yard No. 916) for the Alexandra Towing Company Ltd. 23.2.1959: Launche...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 11:24 am
Forum: Alexandra Towing
Topic: NELSON (1935)
Replies: 2
Views: 3684

Re: NELSON (1935)

NELSON (3) (1935 - 1964) O.N. 164252. 192g. 0n. 95.0 x 25.1 x 11.5 feet. T.3-cyl. (16", 26" & 42" x 30") engine by Plenty & Son Ltd., Newbury. 120nhp. 1,000ihp. 1.1935: Completed by J. Crichton & Company Ltd., Saltney (Yard No. 542) for the Alexandra Towing Company Ltd. 1.2.1965: Arrived at Preston ...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 11:20 am
Forum: Alexandra Towing
Topic: NEATH
Replies: 1
Views: 3382

Re: NEATH

NEATH (1951 - 1962) O.N. 137547. 219g. 78n. 100.4 x 23.5 x 12.3 feet. C.2-cyl. (21" & 44" x 27") engine by the shipbuilder. 83nhp. 850ihp. 14.11.1916: Launched as WILLIAM POULSON by J. Cran & Company, Leith (Yard No. 109) for the Alexandra Towing Company Ltd. 3.1917: Completed. 1.4.1917 until 24.11....
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 11:17 am
Forum: Alexandra Towing
Topic: MURTON
Replies: 1
Views: 3114

Re: MURTON

MURTON (1958 - 1964) O.N. 161092. 186g. 0n. 104' 0" x 24' 6" x 10' 6½" T.3-cyl. (15", 25" & 40" x 30") engine by the shipbuilder. 121nhp. 865ihp. 5.1929: Completed as CEEMORE by Cammell, Laird & Company Ltd., Birkenhead (Yard No. 953) for Johnson Line Ltd., Liverpool. 1935: Transferred to Johnston, ...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 11:15 am
Forum: Alexandra Towing
Topic: MUMBLES (1929)
Replies: 1
Views: 3254

Re: MUMBLES (1929)

MUMBLES (2) (1958 - 1965) O.N. 161089. 186g. 0n. 104' 0" x 24' 6" x 12' 6" T.3-cyl. (15", 25" & 40" x 30") engine by the shipbuilder. 121nhp. 865ihp. 4.1929: Completed as BEEMORE by Cammell, Laird & Company Ltd., Birkenhead (Yard No. 952) for Johnson Line Ltd., Liverpool. 1935: Transferred to Johnst...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 11:12 am
Forum: Alexandra Towing
Topic: METINDA IV
Replies: 1
Views: 3289

Re: METINDA IV

METINDA IV / FLYING KESTREL (4) (1948 - 1969) O.N. 169280. 244g. 106.7 x 26.7 x 11.6 feet. T.3-cyl. (16", 26" & 43" x 30") engine by Charles D. Holmes & Company Ltd., Hull. 1,000ihp. 9.3.1943: Launched as EMPIRE MASCOT by Henry Scarr Ltd., Hessle (Yard No. S. 430) for the Ministry of War Transport, ...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 11:10 am
Forum: Alexandra Towing
Topic: HUSKISSON (1934)
Replies: 1
Views: 3303

Re: HUSKISSON (1934)

HUSKISSON (4) (1934 - 1965) O.N. 162403. 201g. 0n. 95.0 x 25.1 x 11.5 feet. T.3-cyl. (16", 26" & 42" x 30") engine by Plenty & Son Ltd., Newbury. 120nhp. 1,000ihp. 4.1934: Completed by J. Crichton & Company Ltd., Saltney (Yard No. 538) for the Alexandra Towing Company Ltd. 91.3.1965: Departed Liverp...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 11:08 am
Forum: Alexandra Towing
Topic: HERCULANEUM (1962)
Replies: 1
Views: 3009

Re: HERCULANEUM (1962)

HERCULANEUM (3) (1962 - 1996) O.N. 303869. 161g. 0n. 100' 6" x 26' 6" x 10' 2" 8-cyl. 2 S.C.S.A. (310 x 490mm) Alpha 498R type diesel engine by Alpha Diesel A/S, Frederikshavn, geared to a controllable pitch propeller operating within a Kort steerable nozzle.1,000bhp. 11½ kts. 15 tons bollard pull. ...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 11:03 am
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: LANCELOT (1906)
Replies: 1
Views: 3240

Re: LANCELOT

LANCELOT (1961 – 1962) O.N. 123255. 71g. 4n. 75.0 x 17.6 x 7.9 feet. C.2-cyl. engine by the shipbuilder. 50nhp. 1906: Completed by J. P. Rennoldson & Sons Ltd., South Shields (Yard No. 241) for the Ouse Navigation Trust, York. 1907: Transferred to York Corporation, York. 10.12.1917 to 12.5.1919: On ...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 11:00 am
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: SEAMAN (1985)
Replies: 2
Views: 4115

Re: SEAMAN (1985)

SEAMAN (3) (1985 - 1990) twin screw tug. O.N. 390365. 527g. 150n. 581d. 36.28 x 11.13 x 5.101 metres. Two, 8-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (270 x 305mm) Ruston 8RK270M type engines by Ruston Diesels Ltd., Newton-le-Willows, single reduction geared to twin directional propellers. 4,598bhp. 13kts. 70 tons bollard p...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 10:55 am
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: SEAMAN (1924)
Replies: 1
Views: 3480

Re: SEAMAN (1924)

SEAMAN (1) (1924 – 1964) O.N. 148409. 369g. 48n. 125.0 x 28.1 x 13.8 feet. T.3-cyl. (16½”, 27” & 46” x 30”) engine by Earle’s Shipbuilding and Engineering Company Ltd.,Hull. 150nhp. 1,050ihp. 15.9.1924: Launched by Cochrane & Sons Ltd., Selby (Yard No. 943) for the United Towing Company Ltd., Hull. ...
by Bill Harvey
Mon Oct 17, 2011 10:51 am
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: SCOTSMAN (1929)
Replies: 1
Views: 3344

Re: SCOTSMAN

SCOTSMAN (5) (1929 – 1972) O.N. 160826. 222g. 1n. 100.0 x 25.1 x 12.3 feet. T.3-cyl. (14½”, 24” & 40” x 27”) engine by Earle’s Shipbuilding and Engineering Company Ltd., Hull. 89nhp. 850ihp. Post 1964: 12-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (9¾” x 10½”) engine made in 1954 by Mirrlees, Bickerton and Day Ltd., Stockport...
by Bill Harvey
Sun Oct 16, 2011 7:54 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: PRESSMAN (1923)
Replies: 1
Views: 3214

Re: PRESSMAN (1923)

TORRIS / PRESSMAN (1) (1926 – 1938) O.N. 147083. 137g. 0n. 90.1 x 21.7 x 10.1 feet. T.3-cyl. (12”, 21” & 34” x 24”) engine by Charles D. Holmes & Company Ltd., Hull. 73nhp. 7.3.1923: Launched as TORRIS by Cochrane & Sons Ltd., Selby (Yard No. 786) for Thompson Towage Company Ltd., Hull. 5.1923: Comp...
by Bill Harvey
Sun Oct 16, 2011 7:50 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: PINKY (1916)
Replies: 1
Views: 3125

Re: PINKY

PINKY (2) (1916 - 1964) O.N. 139293. 103g. 0n. 85.2 x 19.1 x 9.8 feet. C.2-cyl. (15½” & 33” x 22”) engine by Charles D. Holmes & Company Ltd., Hull. 63nhp.380ihp. 22.1.1916: Launched by Livingstone & Cooper Ltd., Hessle (Yard No. 158) for the Premier Tug Company Ltd. (William H. Miller, manager), Hu...
by Bill Harvey
Sun Oct 16, 2011 7:43 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: SALVAGEMAN (1980)
Replies: 4
Views: 4419

Re: SALVAGEMAN

SALVAGEMAN (1980 - 1989) anchor handling, twin screw salvage tug. O.N. 386484. 1,598g. 272n. 1,479d. 69.07(BB) x 14.86 x 6.149 metres. Four, 12-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (254 x 305mm) Ruston 12RKCM vee type engines by Ruston Diesels Ltd., Newton-le-Willows, single reverse reduction geared in pairs to twin scr...
by Bill Harvey
Sun Oct 16, 2011 7:38 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: SALVAGE (1908)
Replies: 1
Views: 3170

Re: SALVAGE

SALVAGE (1961 - 1963) O.N. 122965. 111g. 2n. 80.0 x 20.1 x 9.2 feet. C.2-cyl. (16” & 34" x 22") engine by the shipbuilder. 75nhp. 1.1908: Completed by J. P. Rennoldson & Sons Ltd., South Shields (Yard No. 254) for the Goole and Hull Steam Towing Company Ltd., Goole. 1947: Sold to Colin P. Wadsworth,...
by Bill Harvey
Sun Oct 16, 2011 7:34 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: ROMAN (1906)
Replies: 1
Views: 1019

Re: ROMAN

ROMAN (2) (1906 - 1961) screw tug. O.N. 123264. 108g. 5n. 90.2 x 18.0 x 9.9 feet. C.2-cyl. (16” & 34” x 22”) engine by the shipbuilder. 75nhp. 420ihp. 12kts. 10.5.1906: Launched by J. P. Rennoldson & Sons Ltd., South Shields (Yard No. 243) for T. Gray & Company Ltd., Hull. 6.1906: Completed. 6.1.191...
by Bill Harvey
Sun Oct 16, 2011 7:30 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: RIFLEMAN (1945)
Replies: 1
Views: 1339

Re: RIFLEMAN

RIFLEMAN (1) (1947 - 1967) O.N. 180466. 292g. 116.0 x 27.6 x 12.7 feet. As built: T.3-cyl. (12", 20” & 33" x 24") engine by Franklin Machine and Foundry Corporation, Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.A. 750ihp. From 10.1949: T.3-cyl. (13", 22¾” & 37" x 26") engine by Amos and Smith Ltd., Hull. 800ihp. 1...
by Bill Harvey
Sun Oct 16, 2011 7:26 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: PATROLMAN (1953)
Replies: 1
Views: 1141

Re: PATROLMAN

COLNE BROOK / PATROLMAN (1963 - 1972) O.N. 185972. 68g. 68.0 x 19.5 x 7.4 feet. 7-cyl. 2 S.C.S.A. (230 x 42mm) Polar M471 type engine by British Polar Engines Ltd., Glasgow. 520bhp. 10kts. 5.8 tons bollard pull. 15.7.1953: Launched as COLNE BROOK by Henry Scarr Ltd., Hessle (Yard No. 722) for the Ri...
by Bill Harvey
Sun Oct 16, 2011 7:22 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: NORMAN (1967)
Replies: 1
Views: 1386

Re: NORMAN (1967)

NORMAN (3) (1973 - 1974) twin screw tug. O.N. 359193. 412g. 287n. 127' 8" x 32' 10" x 14' 7" Two, 8-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (12½" x 14½") Ruston 8ATC type engines by Ruston & Hornsby Ltd.,Lincoln, single reverse reduction geared to twin screw shafts. 4,825bhp. 13 kts. 51 tons bollard pull. 3.7.1967: Keel la...
by Bill Harvey
Sun Oct 16, 2011 7:18 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: NORMAN (1929)
Replies: 1
Views: 1124

Re: NORMAN (1929)

NORMAN (2) (1929 - 1972) O.N. 160837. 222g. 1n. 100.0 x 25.1 x 12.3 feet. T.3-cyl. (14½", 24” & 40" x 27") engine by Earle's Shipbuilding and Engineering Company Ltd.,Hull. 89nhp. 800ihp. Post 1967: 12-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (9¾” x 10½”) engine made in 1954 by Mirrlees, Bickerton and Day Ltd., Stockport. 1...
by Bill Harvey
Sun Oct 16, 2011 7:15 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: NOBLEMAN (1925)
Replies: 1
Views: 1490

Re: NOBLEMAN

NOBLEMAN (1) (1925 – 1937) O.N. 149016. 226g. 1n. 100.0 x 25.1 x 12.3 feet. T.3-cyl. (14½”, 24” & 40” x 27”) engine by Earle’s Shipbuilding and Engineering Company Ltd.,Hull. 88nhp. 800ihp. 7.7.1925: Launched by Cochrane & Sons Ltd., Selby (Yard No. 980) for the United Towing Company Ltd., Hull. 11....
by Bill Harvey
Sun Oct 16, 2011 7:10 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: MOTORMAN (1965)
Replies: 2
Views: 3584

Re: MOTORMAN (1965)

MOTORMAN (2) (1965 - 1984) twin screw tug. O.N. 305779. 98g. 83' 9" x 24' 1" 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. 15.12.1964: Laun...
by Bill Harvey
Sun Oct 16, 2011 7:04 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: MOTORMAN (1925)
Replies: 1
Views: 896

Re: MOTORMAN (1925)

MOTORMAN (1) (1925 – 1955) twin screw tug. O.N. 148433. 35g. n. 56.9 x 14.4 x 4.5 feet. Two, 4-cyl. 2 S.C.S.A. engines by Norris, Henty and Gardner Ltd., Patricroft. 144bhp. Post 1947: Two, 4-cyl. 2 S.C.S.A. engines by Crossley Bros, Manchester. 210bhp. 27.1.1925: Launched by Henry Scarr Ltd., Hessl...
by Bill Harvey
Sun Oct 16, 2011 7:02 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: MERMAN (1911)
Replies: 1
Views: 1029

Re: MERMAN

MERMAN (1911 - 1961) screw tug. O.N. 132229. 96g. 4n. 85.2 x 18.1 x 10.1 feet. C.2-cyl. (15½” & 32” x 21”) engine by the shipbuilder. 55nhp. 350ihp. 3.1911: Completed by J. P. Rennoldson & Sons Ltd., South Shields (Yard No. 270) for T. Gray & Company Ltd., Hull. 15.4.1921: Purchased by the United To...
by Bill Harvey
Sun Oct 16, 2011 6:57 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: MASTERMAN (1964)
Replies: 2
Views: 3884

Re: MASTERMAN (1964)

MASTERMAN (3) twin screw tug. O.N. 305771. 229g. 5n. 106' 9" x 29' 9" x 11' 11" Two, 8-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (8¾" x 11½") Blackstone ERS8M type engines by Blackstone & Company Ltd., Stamford, single reverse reduction geared to twin screw shafts. 1,800bhp. 11kts. 17 tons bollard pull. 26.5.1964: Keel laid ...
by Bill Harvey
Sun Oct 16, 2011 6:50 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: LLOYDSMAN (1971)
Replies: 4
Views: 4556

Re: LLOYDSMAN

LLOYDSMAN (1971 - 1973) O.N. 342704. 2,040g. 307n. 1,988d. 264' 8" x 48' 1" x 24' 3½" Two, 10-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (400 x 460mm) Pielstick type engines by Crossley Premier Engines Ltd., Manchester, geared to a single shaft with a controllable pitch propeller. 16,000bhp. 18kts. 135 tons bollard pull. Thwa...
by Bill Harvey
Sun Oct 16, 2011 6:46 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: PRIZEMAN (1925)
Replies: 1
Views: 1134

Re: PRIZEMAN

PRIZEMAN (1925 – 1972) O.N. 149023. 226g. 1n. 100.0 x 25.1 x 9.6 feet. T.3-cyl. (14½”, 24” & 40” x 27”) engine by Earle’s Shipbuilding and Engineering Company Ltd.,Hull. 88nhp. 800ihp. Post 1965: 12-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (9¾” x 10½”) engine made in 1954 by Mirrlees National Ltd.,Stockport. 1,125bhp. 7.7.1...
by Bill Harvey
Sun Oct 16, 2011 5:47 pm
Forum: Alexandra Towing
Topic: BROCKENHURST 1964
Replies: 1
Views: 1356

Re: BROCKENHURST 1964

BROCKENHURST (2) (1964 - 1984) O.N. 307116. 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. @ 420 revs. 16.5 tons bollard pull. 11¾ Kt...
by Bill Harvey
Sun Oct 16, 2011 5:11 pm
Forum: Alexandra Towing
Topic: Bramley Moore 1984
Replies: 2
Views: 1252

Re: Bramley Moore 1984

BRAMLEY MOORE (4) (1984 - 1996) fire-fighting tug. O.N. 704460. 336g. 100n. 37.80 x 9.56 x 3.321 metres. Two, 6-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (270 x 305mm) 6RK270 type engines by Ruston Diesels Ltd., Newton-le-Willows, geared to twin forward mounted Voith-Schneider type multi-directional propulsion units. 3,444bh...
by Bill Harvey
Sun Oct 16, 2011 3:48 pm
Forum: Alexandra Towing
Topic: CROSBY 1937
Replies: 1
Views: 1151

Re: CROSBY 1937

CROSBY (1) (1937 - 1968) O.N. 164332. 215g. 0n. 95.2 x 25.1 x 12.4 feet. T.3-cyl. (16", 26" & 42" x 30") engine by Charles D. Holmes & Company Ltd., Hull. 120nhp.1,000ihp. 9.6.1937: Launched by Cochrane & Sons Ltd., Selby (Yard No. 1185) for the Alexandra Towing Company Ltd. 7.1937: Completed. 1968:...
by Bill Harvey
Sun Oct 16, 2011 3:39 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: DOCKMAN (1949)
Replies: 5
Views: 3907

Re: DOCKMAN

STAMFORD BROOK / DOCKMAN (1963 - 1973) O.N. 182928. 68g. 68.0 x 19.5 x 7.4 feet. As built: 7-cyl. 2 S.C.S.A. (230 x 42mm) Polar M471 type engine made in 1941 by British Polar Engines Ltd., Glasgow. 520bhp. 10kts. 5.8 tons bollard pull. Post 1989: 12-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. Detroit 12V-71 vee type engine by ...
by Bill Harvey
Sun Oct 16, 2011 11:13 am
Forum: Alexandra Towing
Topic: HARRINGTON
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Re: HARRINGTON

HARRINGTON (1903 - 1959) O.N. 118051. 149g. 1n. 92.0 x 20.1 x 10.9 feet. C.2-cyl. (16” & 42½" x 27") engine by G. T. Grey, South Shields. 68nhp. 10.8.1903: Launched by J. T. Eltringham & Company, South Shields (Yard No. 247) for the Alexandra Towing Company Ltd. 9.1903: Completed. 29.10.1914 until 1...
by Bill Harvey
Sun Oct 16, 2011 11:11 am
Forum: Alexandra Towing
Topic: GOWER
Replies: 1
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Re: GOWER

GOWER (1) (1950 - 1959) O.N. 120843. 201g. 21n. 101.0 x 22.6 x 11.3 feet. C.2-Cyl. (17" & 47" x 27") engine by the shipbuilder. 124nhp. 7.12.1905: Launched as HERCULANEUM by J. Cran & Company, Leith (Yard No. 51) for the Alexandra Towing Company Ltd. 4.1905: Completed. 1908: Sold to the Admiralty. 1...
by Bill Harvey
Sun Oct 16, 2011 11:09 am
Forum: Alexandra Towing
Topic: FORMBY
Replies: 1
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Re: FORMBY

FORMBY (2) (1951 - 1969) O.N. 183813. 237g. 0n. 108' 10" x 26' 7" x 12' 0½" T.3-cyl. (15½", 26" & 42" x 30") engine by Charles D. Holmes & Company Ltd., Hull. 1,000ihp. 12 kts. 9.3.1951: Launched by Cochrane & Sons Ltd., Selby (Yard No. 1369) for the Alexandra Towing Company Ltd. 7.1951: Completed. ...
by Bill Harvey
Sun Oct 16, 2011 11:06 am
Forum: Alexandra Towing
Topic: FLYING BREEZE
Replies: 1
Views: 920

Re: FLYING BREEZE

FLYING BREEZE (2) (1913 - 1961) tug and tender. O.N. 135529. 387g. 129n. 125.0 x 28.6 x 13.4 feet. T.3-cyl. (17", 28½” & 46" x 30") engine by the Shields Engineering Company Ltd., North Shields. 132nhp. 2.9.1913: Launched by J. T. Eltringham & Company Ltd., South Shields (Yard No. 297) for the Alexa...

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