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R A LEIGH - IMO 5288437

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Photographer:Dave Leonard [View profile]Title:R A LEIGHAdded:May 31, 2005
Photo Category: Tugs
Built 1952,worked to 1983,scrapped 1990s,176grt.Worked as a Pilot Boat out of Port Elizabeth,also used as a tug on coasters
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Technical Data
Vessel type:Tug
Gross tonnage:175 tons
Summer DWT:340 tons

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Build year:1952
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dockwrat on Mar 30, 2015 15:21 (1 year ago)
I was her skipper
for a short while around early 70' Durban where she was doing Pilot duties and general harbour work. Jackie Heath was her engineer. A beautifully built little vessel and she saw the steam era out.
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