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L116'1'' B28'5''. D11'10''. 230grt.
2000bhp 6cyl Mirrlees-Blackstone diesel engine.
BP22t later BP35t. Speed 12 knots.
Official No. 304463. IMO5409172 Call sign MGAE.

1963: Built by Philip and Son Ltd, Dartmouth (YN 1326)
1963: Delivered to W. H. J. Alexander Ltd., London
1969: To London Tugs Ltd
1975: To Alexandra Towing Co. [London] Ltd
1977: To Medway Dry Dock and Eng. Co., Sheerness to be fitted with Kort Nozzle and triple rudders. Bollard pull increased from 22 tons to 35 tons. 1980: Issued with licence to carry 65 passengers
1993: To Howard Smith Towage Ltd., London
1997: To Taipan Shipping Ltd., Trinidad. Renamed Saga Star.
2009: Still in existence

Royal Docks 12/11/80


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