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WORTHA

WORTHA
Built 1929 by J. Thornycroft & Co Ltd., Woolston. YN 1086. L77.5'. B19.6'. D8'. 96grt. 276bhp Worthington diesel engine. ON161318

1929 Delivered to Thames Steam Tug & Lighterage Co Ltd., London named Wortha.
16-7-1941 Req by MoWT.
18-2-1946 Returned to owners.
1948 Re-engined 340bhp Ingersoll Rand diesel.
1962 Re-engined 405bhp Diesel.
1963 Acquired by Thames & General Lighterage Co Ltd., London.
1973 Sold to John Ramsey, Ipswich.
1974 Sold to Maritime Towage & Salvage Ltd.,London.
1975 Sold to W.G.S. Crouch & Sons Ltd., Greenhithe.
1978 Renamed Wortha Spearing.
1984 Engine removed & hull sold in 1985. Presumed scrapped

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