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1 Screw Tug. L100'. B26.1'. D12.3'. 213grt. 1150ihp 3cylTE coal fired steam engine by builder. Acquired 1-2-1950. Disposed 1972. Scrapped 1972. Official No. 163323. Call sign MBCR.

23-2-1933 Launched.
1933 Delivered to Elliott Steam Tug Co Ltd., London.
31-5-1940 Present at Dunkirk evacuation, working off beaches under Skipper H J Bates.
23-7-1940 Req by War Office.
12-1940 Based on River Clyde.
5-1944 Departed Clyde.
10-6-1944 Under COTUG control towed Whale units tto Mulberry A. 12-9-1944 Returned to owners.
1-12-1949 Transferred to the Elliott Steam Tug Company (1949) Ltd., London.
2-1950 Ship Towage [London] Ltd. appointed managers. 12-1955 Owners restyled the Elliott Steam Tug Company Ltd., (same managers).
2-1958 Converted to oil fired boiler on Tyneside. 3-1965 Sold to William Watkins Ltd., (same managers).
27-1-1969 Transferred to London Tugs Ltd.
7-4-1972 Scrapped by T W Ward Ltd, Grays, Essex.

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