BOWMAN (1908)

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BOWMAN (1908)

Post by yorkieman » Tue Oct 18, 2011 5:13 pm

Did not survive to United days, but included for completion!
A reminder of the demand for towage of dumb barges into the Trent and Ouse.
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Bill Harvey
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Re: BOWMAN (1908)

Post by Bill Harvey » Tue Oct 18, 2011 5:39 pm

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 the War Office, Inland Water Transport Directorate, London and renamed A 17.
1916: Renamed AS 17.
1920: Sold to unidentified owners from Belgium.
8.1.1920: Whilst in tow of LORD BERESFORD or CONQUEROR enroute from Le Havre to Ostend, broke adrift and grounded near at Asnelles, near Caen (not known whether refloated).

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