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Sistership: SWIFTSTONE
Registered: (GBR)ON 184630
91 GRT,
Machinery: 1 scr, diesel Crossley, 670bhp-500kW
Re-engined 19xx
Re-engined 1996 diesel Mirlees-Blackstone type ESL

1952: Built by "Richard Dunston Ltd" at Thorne (GBR)
1952: Delivered to "Cory Tank Lighterage Ltd" (Wm. Cory group) at London (GBR)
(GBR flag, regd London, ON 184630)
1983: Transferred to "Cory Waste Management Ltd" at London (GBR)
1990: Transferred to "Cory Environmental Ltd" at London (GBR)
1996: Re-engined diesel Mirlees-Blackstone type ESL
2009: still in service

Courtesy of George Lane

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Bosun   [Nov 14, 2009 at 10:46 AM]
Thanks for replying George, if i do find out i will let you know.
GeorgeLane   [Nov 13, 2009 at 10:04 AM]
Bosun,re question about Recruit, I am afraid I cannot help you on that. Aithough I worked there 20 years I was mainly in the Revenge, Swiftstone & Mersina..
Bosun   [Nov 10, 2009 at 08:06 PM]
Question for George Lane, George i have always wondered why the extra fairlead was cut in the only the stb side bulwarks on the recruit, if you look at the earlier picture of her when she must have been nearly new, and it's not there, i asked Eric Everest when he was still working as he had been there since year dot and he didn't know perhaps you can tell me

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