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AVENGER

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.

AVENGER
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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