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Screw Tug. L118'5''. B30'5''. D12'11''. 293grt 1800bhp 9cyl British Polar diesel engine. Speed 12 knots BP 36 tons. Acquired 1962. Disposed 1975. Official No. 304381. Call sign GKSU.

1962: Built by "Cochrane and Sons Ltd" , Selby (YN1482)
1962: To Ship Towage [London] Ltd.
1969: To London Tugs Ltd
1974/5: Fitted with Kort nozzle and variable pitch prop by Tyne Dock and Engineering Co., South Shields. Bollard pull increased from 18 to 32 tons
1975: To Alexandra Towing Co. [London] Ltd
1985:Sold to Purvis Marine, Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, Canada, renamed Avenger IV
2010: Still in service

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Ben(admin)   [Feb 20, 2011 at 01:25 AM]
The Kort Nozzle is almost as big as the tug Laughing

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