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Alan Hughes
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Post by Alan Hughes » Sat Oct 15, 2011 6:57 pm

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Post by yorkieman » Sat Oct 15, 2011 7:00 pm

Thanks for this Alan, good to see you over here!
Feel free to add histories if you have them handy ... or if anyone else has them.
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Bill Harvey
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Post by Bill Harvey » Sun Oct 16, 2011 10:04 am

FIGHTING COCK (1) (1902 - 1946) iron screw tug
O.N. 89653. 119g. 11n. 97.9 x 19.1 x 11.4 feet.
C.2-cyl. (20” & 40" x 24") engine by Charles Burrell & Sons, Thetford. 80nhp.
1884: Completed as MONA by L. Smit and Zoon, Kinderdijk (Yard No.499) for William Watkins Ltd., London.
1885: Sold to Cowes Steam Tug Company, Isle of Wight.
1886: Sold to Thomas Miller (Queenstown Screw Tug and Shipping Company), Cork.
1902: Purchased by William Becket Hill and others (trading as Liverpool Screw Towing and Lighterage Company), Liverpool and renamed FIGHTING COCK.
1946: Sold to Toyne, Carter & Company, Fowey.
1947: Sold to the Fowey Tug Company Ltd. and renamed TRETHOSA.
1949: Sold to W. J. Reynolds Ltd., Torpoint.
1964: Sold to Demmelwerk and Redding, Plymouth, for demolition.

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