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BETA III

Built: 1925 by Merryweather & Sons of Greenwich
Engine: Twin Screw 6cyl
Converted 1960 Single Screw Gardner 6LB
Length: 67ft 2in
Operators:
R.F Jackson (1951-1958)
Thompson Launches (1959-1978)
F&B Boats,Kingston (1979-1984)
Micky Mcgilligan (1984-199x)
Spotted as a houseboat in Deptford Creek (2007)

Stern first on the slipway at Weybridge

(C)offroader

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Ben(admin)   [Apr 12, 2011 at 10:48 PM]
Just found her for sale on Apolloduck. Heartbreaking to see the state of her Sad http://www.apolloduck.com/feature.phtml?id=194223
offroader   [Jan 19, 2011 at 06:56 PM]
He had her, when dad sold her at the end of the 1984 season
Ben(admin)   [Jan 19, 2011 at 06:28 PM]
Thanks Kieran. Any idea when Micky Mcgilligan operated her?
the tug master   [Jan 19, 2011 at 04:56 PM]
Ben before being sold off as the club house at Greenwhich yacht club she was owned by Micky Mcgilligan and she run from Festival pier to the Barrier along with the Thames Queen, she went to Deptford creek when pear tree wharf was converted into the new yacht club.
offroader   [Jan 19, 2011 at 12:34 PM]
Ben,after a bit of digging through dads papers the only date I have found for Service is 1926-1944 .
Ben(admin)   [Jan 18, 2011 at 07:07 PM]
Thanks very much for the extra details offroader Smile I assume she left the Fire Service late 40s/early 50s?
offroader   [Jan 18, 2011 at 04:19 PM]
Built 1925 by Merryweather & Sons of Greenwich as a twin screw fire boat with six cylinder engines.Entered service with The London Fire Brigade in 1926.Main water monitor gun shot 1500 gallons of water per minute.Unknown date left LFB service .Converted to single screw in 1960 with a six cylinder Gardner diesel engine( I think a 6LB )
Ben(admin)   [Jan 17, 2011 at 12:49 AM]
Lovely old boat Smile Any idea if she is still in Deptford Creek? Not been confirmed

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