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WORTHA

Reg: (GBR)ON 161318
96GRT (77.5'x19.6'x8.0)
1scr Worthington 276bhp sp 9kn
re-engined 1948 diesel Ingersoll Rand 340bhp
re-engined 1962 diesel 405bhp
re-engined 19xx Gardner x 3

WORTHA
1929: Built by "J.I Thornycroft & Co" at Woolston (GBR) (YN 1086)
1929: delivered to "Thames Steam Tug & Lighterage Co" at London (GBR)
1941: 16/07 : on UK MOWT service
1946: 18/02 : Returned to owners
1948: re-engined diesel Ingersoll Rand 340bhp
1962: re-engined diesel 405bhp
1962: To "Thames & General Lighterage Co" at London (GBR)
1973: To "John Ramsey" at Ipswich (GBR)
1974: To "Maritime Towage & Salvage" at London (GBR)
1975: To W.G.S Crouch & Sons" at Greenhithe (GBR)
1978: Renamed WORTH SPEARING
1984: engine removed, hull sold to owners in Rochester - most likely broken up

(C)Dave Jessop Colln

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