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Name: CONQUEROR
Launched: 26/04/1884
Completed: 09/1884
Builder: Hepple & Co, North Shields
Yard Number: 386
Dimensions: 177grt,16nrt, 123.5 x 20.1 x 10.1ft
Engines: L2cyl (32 & 32 x 58ins), 140nhp
Engines By: Hepple & Co, North Shields
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 89619
History:
1884 William Sandford, Gravesend; registered at London
1890 Soc Anon du Remorquage Boulonnais; renamed CONQUERANT; registered at Boulogne
1897 Soc Nouvelle du Remorquage, Boulonnais
1904 Mrs R Lennard, Middlesbrough; renamed CONQUEROR
1905 Benjamin O Davies, Middlesbrough; registered at Middlesbrough
1910 James Nicholson, Leith
1913 Victor A Cappon, Dundee; registered at Dundee
03/1917 Robert Redhead & Son Ltd, Newcastle; registered at Newcastle
08/1929 Redhead & Dry's Tugs Ltd, Newcastle
05/1944 France, Fenwick Tyne & Wear Co Ltd, Newcastle
05/1956 Broken up
Comments: 05/1956: Sold to BISCO for 2,150
Allocated to JJ King & Co Ltd at Gateshead for breaking up


Above photo as CONQUERANT in 1900 is courtesy of David Asprey

Above photo as CONQUEROR in 1931 is courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo as CONQUEROR courtesy of Eddie Frost

Above photo as CONQUEROR courtesy of Eddie Frost

Above photo as CONQUEROR courtesy of Eddie Frost

Above photo as CONQUEROR courtesy of Eddie Frost

Gravesend Reporter, 18/03/1933, by Frank Bowen
Courtesy of Kevin Haydon