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Owner: The Dunkirk Little Ships Restoration Trust

Area: UK


Hull

Tug. Construction: Riveted steel.
Hull in Buil
Built 1931 by Alexander Hall & Co. Ltd. at Aberdeen
LOA: 100' 0", Beam: 26' 0", Displacement: 424000 lbs.
No.633.

Boiler

RT Scotch Built 1931 by Alexander Hall & Co. Ltd. at Aberdeen
Fuel: Oil, Pressure: 200 psi,
2-flue, 16' 0" dia x 11' 6" long, Lamont general service pump, generator set.

Engine

Triple Expansion. 16 1/4" + 27" + 45" X 30"
Built 1931 by Alexander Hall & Co. Ltd. at Aberdeen
pv on HP, sv on IP & LP valve. Circular cast iron front columns, cbs, 1150 IHP, surface condenser.

History

Built for Elliott Steam Tug Co. Ltd., spent all working life on River Thames, retired June 1972, acquired Taylor Woodrow Ltd. for preservation. Acquired present owners 6 July 1993 for a nominal £1. Now restored to steamable condition.


Last Modified: 2014.04.01.


(Owners)

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Photos


(Laurence Monkhouse) Brest, 2004