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Photographer:Ben [View profile]Title:Express & ScoundrelAdded:Dec 24, 2006
Photo Category: Tugs
Machinery: 1 scr, diesel

19xx: Built by ??
19xx: Delivered to "General Lighterage" at London
1963: Merged to form "Thames & General Lighterage Ltd" at London
1980: Taken over by "Cory Lighterage Co Ltd" at London
19xx: Resold ???
2005: Lying at Pipers Wharf , Greenwich (GBR) in a poor condition


(Sistership: FALGARTH)
Registered: (GBR)ON 183051
23 GRT,
Machinery: 1 scr, diesel National, 95bhp
Re-engined 1956 diesel Crossley, 120bhp

1949: Built by "Philip & Son Ltd" at Dartmouth (GBR) (YN 1187) as RELAY
1949: Delivered to "William Cory & Son Ltd" at London (GBR)
1956: Re-engined diesel Crossley, 120bhp
1975: To Thomas Hugan (Greenwich Pleasure Craft) at Point Wharf (GBR)
198x: To "Thames & Medway Towage Ltd(Ron Livett)" at London (GBR), renamed SCOUNDREL
2006: Still in existence, lying derilict at Pipers Wharf,Greenwich(GBR)

Seen at Pipers Wharf used as little more than a place to throw old ropes :-( Such a sad sight!, Greenwich. Dec 2006
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John Jones on Dec 29, 2006 22:53 (11 years ago)
That's both a great evocative picture but a very sad sight Ben. It's important to catch these remnants of Thames history whilst they are still there though, I wished I'd taken more of the 'wrecks & relics' in my halcyon days!
John J.
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