Name: AUSTRALIA
Launched: 25/08/1885
Completed: 1885
Builder: JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields
Yard Number: 92
Dimensions: 92gt; 2nrt, 90.5 x 18.4 x 9.7ft; (1889: 97grt, 10nrt)
Engines: SL1cyl (33 x 50ins), 36nhp
Engines By: JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Wood
Reg Number: 89811
History:
19/10/1885 John Dodds et al, North Shields; registered at North Shields
1899 John E Dawson et al, Sunderland
08/1900 Sunderland Towing Co Ltd (John E Dawson, manager), Sunderland
08/1907 Joseph Cooper, Jarrow
1908 Joseph Cooper, George W Todd, Florence E Bainbridge et al, Jarrow
1913 The Jarrow Tug & Lighter Co Ltd, Jarrow
1918 Peter Walker, North Shields & Robert B Stewart, South Shields
1921 Robert B Stewart, South Shields
1923 Broken up
Comments:

     In Sunderland Towing colours. Photo courtesy of Eddie Frost



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