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Name: CAMPAIGNER
Launched: 12/06/1911
Completed: 06/1911
Builder: A Stephen & Sons Ltd, Glasgow
Yard Number: 446
Dimensions: 163grt, 0nrt, 107.1 x 23.0 x 10.2ft
Engines: C2cyl (21 & 42 x 27ins), 820ihp, 76nhp
Engines By: A Stephen & Sons Ltd, Glasgow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 129580
History:
06/1911 Steel & Bennie Ltd, Glasgow
1957 Steel & Bennie Ltd, Glasgow; renamed BATTLEAXE
10/1957 Ridley Tugs Ltd; registered at Newcastle
12/1958 Lawson-Batey Tugs Ltd; renamed HILLSIDER
01/1959 Chartered to Tyne Tugs Ltd
10/1960 Broken up
Comments: 10/1957: Cost 8,550
12/1958: Cost 8,000
10/1960: Sold to the British Iron & Steel Coporation (BISCO); Cost 1,375
10/1960: Allocated to Hughes Bolckow Ltd and broken up at Blyth


Above photo as CAMPAIGNER courtesy of Bill Green

Above photo as CAMPAIGNER courtesy of Stuart Cameron

Above photo as CAMPAIGNER courtesy of Alfred Turner

Above photo as BATTLEAXE courtesy of Richard Cox

Above photo as BATTLEAXE courtesy of Mike Newby

Above photo as BATTLEAXE copyright of Graeme Turner