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Photographer:Robert J Smith [View profile]Title:LOWGARTHAdded:Mar 02, 2007
Captured:June 17, 2006IMO:6504333Hits:1,445
Location:Ipswich, United Kingdom
Photo Category: Tugs
Seen at Ipswich on the 17/06/06
Flag: British
Built 1965
192 grt

Used to be operated by Cory Towage at Avonmouth.
Vessel Identification
Name:Charles Plane
Former name(s):
- Lowgarth (Until 2006 Dec)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Tug
Gross tonnage:154 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1965
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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immen on Mar 02, 2007 18:53 (11 years ago)
Registered: IMO 6504333 /(GBR)ON 305259
Call Sign : GQGA
Flag : United Kingdom
152 GRT, 46 NRT,
Loa: 28,96m(26,22), B: 7,60m(7,17), D: (3,66) (95'0"(88'0")x24'11"x10'9"(12'0"))
Machinery: 1 fpp +nozzle, diesel 4tew 7cyl Ruston-Hornsby type 7VEBCZM, 920bhp-677kW
Speed: 10kn
BP: 15t

1964 -21/12: Launched by "Richards (Shipbuilders) Ltd" at Lowestoft (GBR) (YN 481)
1965 -08/03: Delivered to "R. & J.H. Rea Ltd" at Cardiff (GBR) (GBR flag, regd Cardiff, ON 305259, c/s GQGA)
1970: Taken over by "Cory Ship Towage Ltd" at London (GBR)
1985: Restyled to "Cory Towage Ltd" (GBR)
1997 -26/05: To Willam Faulkner at Nortwich (GBR), partially converted for recreational use on the River Weaver
2002: To "Rigg Shipping" (Mike Rigg) at Ipswich (GBR), put back into working condition
2006-11-20: In service
Registered owner: RIGG SHIPPING. UK

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