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Photographer:Ian G Hardie [View profile]Title:IMPULSIONAdded:Mar 14, 2006
Photo Category: Casualties
Photo taken at Lowestoft on 24-11-1991 of the tug Impulsion British London the vessel looks to have suffred fire damage.
Built in 1973 as GW-196 for Wimpey Marine Ltd.
90 grt.
Built by Scheepwerf Damen BV., Hardinxveld Netherlands.
Reg No 7368164.
Renamed Impulsion in 1989.
Info courtesey of rjs.
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SD7 on Feb 21, 2011 20:21 (7 years ago)
According to the Wrecksite (, she foundered off Lowestoft on 26jan90, but was subsequently raised.

A comment on reads: "1990 A Bronze Medal was awarded to Shane Coleman who, as the coxswain and sole crew member of the Lowestoft pilot boat, rescued the three crew from the sinking tug Impulsion."
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