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VANOC

58 GRT 1 scr, diesel, 390bhp-291kW VANOC
Reengined 19?? 660bhp Blackstone Lister

1937: Built by "Richard Dunston" at Thorne (GBR)
1937: To "Vokins & Co Ltd" at London (GBR) named Vanoc
1975: To "Thames & General Lighterage Co Ltd" at London (GBR), renamed GENERAL I
1983: To "Ron Livett" at London (GBR), renamed WARRIOR
1984: To "Thames & Medway Towage Ltd" (Ron Livett) at London (GBR)
2006: In very poor state at Woolwich, out of service
2006: Seen at Pipers Wharf , Greenwich (GBR)
2007: Planned drydocking and overhaul at Pipers Wharf.
2007: 14/4 - Drydocked at Pipers Wharf , Greenwich (Shotblasting,Double Fenders & New Paint)
2007: xx/5 - Taken out of Drydock to make way for other vessels. Overhaul moved to later date
2009: Moved to a drying berth alongside Pipers Wharf Drydock with wheelhouse covered over
2013: xx/01 - wheelhouse roof cut away, portholes removed , hiab. In the first stages of being broken up at pipers wharf

On a hot summers day, in happier times

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