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RODNEY II

53 GRT (later 49 GRT), (65'x16'x7.6')
1 scr, diesel Deutz, 200bhp
re-engined 1960 diesel Lister-Blackstone, 350bhp-261kW

RODNEY II
1934: Built by "Arthur R. Brown Ltd" at Wivenhoe (GBR)
(only built two vessels at Wivenhoe)
1934: delivered to "W.T. Beaumont & Sons Ltd" at London (GBR)
1960: re-engined diesel Lister-Blackstone, 350bhp-261kW
1968: To "W.E. White & Sons (Towage) Ltd" at London (GBR), renamed BOYS WHITE
19xx: transferred to "A.E. White & Sons Ltd" at London (GBR)
19xx (pre 1983): To "Thames Marine & Civil Engineering Ltd" (Henry Barry & Moore) at London (GBR)
1992 -xx/04: sank at moorings
1995: further existence in doubt

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Bob Smith   [Dec 08, 2017 at 01:32 PM]
Daily Mirror have used this photo in the article about the Great Smog 65 years ago. http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/murder-muggings-12000-deaths-65-11658734

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