Metric units


Canning

Owner: Swansea City Council

Area: UK


Hull

Tug. Construction: Riveted steel.
Built 1954 by Cochrane & Sons Ltd at Selby
LOA: 104' 0", LWL: 94' 0", Beam: 28' 0", Draft: 12' 0", Displacement: 400000 lbs.
No.1391. Slightly raked stem, counter stern; black with white upperworks. Fo’c’sle, wheelhouse, crews’ cabins, galley. 10 knots.

Boiler

RT Scotch Built 1954 by C.D. Holmes
Fuel: Oil, Pressure: 220 psi,
14' dia x 11' long. 340 x 2¾" od tubes, Wallsend-Howden burners; 70 tons bunkers, 25 ton fw tank, electric FD fan.

Engine

Triple Expansion. 14 1/2" + 24" + 40" X 27"
Built 1954 by C.D. Holmes & Co. Ltd. at Hull
pv on HP, sv on IP & LP valve. SLRG valve gear.
No.1838. Surface c. engine-driven air pump, Gwynne circulating pump. 950 SHP. Dynamo engine Sisson 5642.

Propeller

4 blades,
Shaft: 8" MS

History

New to Alexandra Towing Co. Ltd., served at Liverpool and Swansea. Withdrawn 1975, acquired for preservation and now on display at the Swansea Maritime and Industrial Museum. Open to public summer months only, 01792 470371.


Last Modified: 2014.04.01.


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