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Photographer:Ken Smith [View profile]Title:CHIEFTONAdded:Aug 21, 2007
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Photo Category: Tugs
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CHIEFTON 38/1963
Built by Richard Dunston Ltd Thorne Doncaster
1963 A324 Barbara Royal Navy Tug based at Rosyth
1967 Tranferred to Chatham
1983 H.G Pounds Portsmouth
1989 Marine & Ports Services Milford Renamed SEAMAID
2005 Griffin Towage London
2006 renamed CHIEFTON
2007 Owners not known


Gravesend
Aug 17th 2007
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Robert Boll on Mar 19, 2014 09:20 (3 years ago)
Scrapped in 2011 after capsizing while towing a barge.
Ben on Aug 26, 2007 00:49 (10 years ago)
Hi Ken

Just an update. This history suggests she maybe with Palmers. I did see her at Denton Wharf before she was painted alongside Palmars tugs?

1963 A 324 BARBARA, 1989 SEAMAID, 2005 CHIEFTON

UK Navy Girl-class (sisterships: AGATHA, AGNES, ALICE, AUDREY, BARBARA, BETTY, BRENDA, BRIDGET)
38 GRT, L18,6m, B5m, D2,2m (61'6"x17'x7'6")
1 scr, diesel Lister-Blackstone type ERS6MR, 502bhp-369kW, sp 10kn, bp 6,5t

A 324 BARBARA
1963: Built by "Richard Dunston Ltd" at Thorne (GBR) (YN 1120)
1963: delivered to "Ministry of Defence (Port Auxiliary Service)" at London (GBR), based at Rosyth (pennant A 324)
1967: transferred to Chatham
1983 -xx/03: To "Pounds Shipowners" (H.G. Pounds) at Portsmouth (GBR)
1989: To "MPS - Marine & Port Services" at Milford (GBR), renamed SEAMAID
2003 (04 ?): moored at Milford Docks where she laid almost unused
2005: To "Griffin Towage" at Portland (GBR), renamed CHIEFTON
2005 -22/10: towed away by 'KINGSTON', to Portland Port under refit by "Griffin Towage"
200x: in exchange to "Trans Euro Navigation" (Heather Mitchell) at Oban (GBR) for the DUCHESS
2007: To Palmers at Gravesend (GBR)
Ken Smith on Aug 19, 2007 19:27 (10 years ago)
Thanks John, First for me and the lads as well.

Regards
Ken
john white on Aug 19, 2007 18:32 (10 years ago)
nice picture ken not seen this tug before
regards
john
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