Name: CHALLENGER
Launched:
Completed: 1873
Builder: John Readhead and Co, South Shields
Yard Number: 97
Dimensions: 142grt, 28nrt, 113.5 x 19.2 x 9.6ft; (1907: 153grt, 14nrt)
Engines: 2 x L1cyl (29.5 x 54ins), 98nhp
Engines By: John Readhead and Co, South Shields
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 68508
History:
1873 Thomas William Elliott, London
1874 Registered at London
1882 William Sandford et al, Gravesend
04/1893 John Page, London
05/1893 Charles Walton, Thomas D Marshall & Robert Stewart; registered at South Shields
11/1906 George Robinson, Stephen Lister et al, Middlesbrough
1908 G Robinson & Co; registered at Middlesbrough
06/1911 Tees Tug Co Ltd, (William Crosthwaite, manager), Middlesbrough
30/07/1920 Tees Towing Company Ltd, (Robinson & Crosthwaite, managers), Middlesbrough
21/04/1925 James Kell, Sunderland
1925 Broken up
Comments: Thanks to Bill Harvey for the above details

     Above photo courtesy of Alfred Turner



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