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Name: CLONMEL
Launched: 22/01/1959
Completed: 03/04/1959
Builder: T Mitchison Ltd, Gateshead
Yard Number: 88
Dimensions: 207grt 106.2 x 27.9 x 12.0ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SCSA, Polar M46M, 6cyl (340 570mm),1364bhp
Engines By: British Polar Engines Ltd, Glasgow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 22tbp
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 400158; (1973: 357497)
History:
03/04/1959 J Cooper (Belfast) Ltd, Belfast; registered at Cork
1969 R & JH Rea Ltd, London
1970 Cory Ship Towage (NI) Ltd
1973 Cory Ship Towage (Clyde) Ltd; renamed CRUISER
1980 H Pounds, Portsmouth
1981 Falmouth Towage Co Ltd; renamed ST GLUVIAS; registered at Falmouth
2003 G Yell & W Barbour, Chingford
2005 Spithead Trading Ltd (G Yell), Braintree; renamed GLUVIAS
2013 Private owner
Comments: Fitted with fire fighting equipment
1980: Sold when in need of repairs
1981: Repaired
11/2013: Converted to a house boat & engine removed


Above photo as CLONMEL courtesy of TugTalk

Above photo of CLONMEL with sister CASHEL courtesy of TugTalk

Above photo as CRUISER courtesy of Alfred Turner

Above photo as CRUISER courtesy of Alfred Turner

Above photo as ST GLUVIAS courtesy of TugTalk

Above photo as GLUVIAS courtesy of David Asprey

Above photo as GLUVIAS courtesy of David Asprey

Above photo as GLUVIAS copyright of Michael Aldron

Above photo as GLUVIAS courtesy of TugTalk

Above photo as GLUVIAS courtesy of TugTalk