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Photographer:Ken Smith [View profile]Title:GENERAL VIII & MERITAdded:Feb 21, 2007
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Photo Category: Tugs with Tow
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GENERAL VIII & MERIT
Inbound at Woolwich with double headed tow
Feb 21st 2007
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Ken Smith on Feb 21, 2007 15:54 (10 years ago)
Hi Immen

As always my grateful thanks for the information.

Regards
Ken
immen on Feb 21, 2007 14:57 (10 years ago)
[u][b]GENERAL VIII [/b][/u]
Registered: LR66-67:651649
(GBR)ON 307914
94 GRT
Loa:28m(25,68), B:7m (81'7"(74'0")x20'5"(20'0")x(10'0"))
Machinery: 1 scr, diesel National, 1000 bhp
re-engined 1990 diesel 4tew 8cyl Mirrlees-Blackstone type ESL6, 1196bhp

GENERAL VIII
1965: Built by "Richard Dunston Ltd" at Thorne (GBR)
1965: Delivered to "Thames & General Lighterage Co Ltd" at London (GBR)
(GBR flag, regd London, ON 307914)
1980: taken over by "William Cory & Son" (Cory Lighterage Ltd) at London (GBR)
1990: Re-engined diesel Mirrlees-Blackstone type ESL6, 1196bhp
199x: To "Cory Environmental Ltd - Pollution Control Services" at London (GBR)
2006: In service
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[u][b]MERIT[/b][/u]
1964 LINGO, 1974 MERIT
Registered: (GBR)ON 306097
83 GRT,
Loa:27m(25,07), B:6,8m
(82.3'x20.0'x9.0')
Machinery: 1 scr, diesel National, 627bhp-468kW
re-engined 1993 diesel Mirrlees-Blackstone type ESL6, 1196bhp

LINGO
1964: Built by "J. Bolson & Son Ltd" at Poole (GBR) (YN 547)
1964: Delivered to "Union Lighterage Co Ltd" at London (GBR)
(GBR flag, regd London, ON 306097)
1971: To "Lambert Barge Hire Co Ltd", chartered to "Cory Lighterage Ltd" at London (GBR)
1974: To "Cory Lighterage Ltd" (River Thames Lighterage) at London (GBR), renamed MERIT
1983: To "Cory Waste Management Ltd" at London (GBR)
1990: Transferred to "Cory Environmental Ltd" at London (GBR)
1993: Re-engined diesel Mirrlees-Blackstone type ESL6, 1196bhp
2006: In service

Rgds/Immen
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