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Photographer:john white [View profile]Title:DOCKMANAdded:Jun 21, 2009
Photo Category: Tugs
heading down river at Gravesend going to Denton
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john white on Jul 02, 2009 18:32 (8 years ago)
hi ben
i do not think she is over worked to get in that state she is always alongside sun wharf when i go down there
Ben on Jun 27, 2009 01:04 (8 years ago)
Looks a bit worse for wear since i last saw her a few weeks ago. Name partly ripped off!

Registered: (GBR)ON 182928
68 GRT, L20,76m, B5,95m (68'x19.5'x7.4')
1 scr, diesel Dorman, 850bhp, bp 8t
re-engined 1989 diesel 2tew British Polar type M471, 520bhp-388kW @300rpm, sp 8kn
re-engined 1993 diesel GM Detroit type 12V-71, 650bhp, bp 8t

1949: Built by "Henry Scarr Ltd" at Hessle (GBR) (YN 618)
1949: delivered to "River Lighterage Co Ltd" (Stephenson, Clarke Shipping Ltd) at London (GBR)
(GBR flag, regd London, ON 182928)
1963: To "United Towing Co Ltd" at Hull, renamed DOCKMAN
(GBR flag, regd Hull, ON 182928)
1973: To "Cory Lighterage Ltd" at London (GBR) (River Thames Lighterage)
(GBR flag, regd London, ON 182928)
198x: To "Bailey & Boynton" at Hull (GBR)
198x: To "Humber Tugs"
1989: To "Tyne Towage" at Gateshead (GBR), rebuilt, re-engined diesel 2tew British Polar type M471, 520bhp-388kW
1992: To "Survey & Supply (I.B. Harvey)" at Grimsby (GBR)
1993: rebuilt, re-engined GM Detroit, 650bhp, renamed ALKELDA
1998 -xx/02: To "Tyne Towage" at Hebburn (GBR), re-renamed DOCKMAN
1999: left the Tyne for the Thames
2004: still in existence, spotted in London (GBR) being rebuilt
2005: Spotted at Dover
2009: To "Thames Towage"
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