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Name: BLUCHER
Launched: 18/03/1885
Completed: 05/1885
Builder: Hepple & Co, North Shields
Yard Number: 395
Dimensions: 106grt, 28nrt, 95.8 x 18.5 x 9.0ft
Engines: SL1cyl (34.5 x 52ins), 40nhp
Engines By: Hepple & Co, North Shields
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 89802
History:
1885 Robert Mould, William Stephenson, John Bell & Edward Frywood, North Shields
1888 Robert Dunlop, Grangemouth
1888 John & George Mackay and Henry Salvesen, Grangemouth
1890 Henry Salvesen, Grangemouth
1893 Andrew Mackay, Peter Feely & Henry Salvesen, Grangemouth
1895 Grangemouth & Forth Towing Co Ltd (mng Andrew Mackay), Grangemouth
1914 Renamed DUNDAS
1924 Broken up at Alloa
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Above: BLUCHER on left