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Name: CORSAIR
Launched: 12/07/1892
Completed: 09/1892
Builder: JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields
Yard Number: 141
Dimensions: 153grt, 19nrt, 105.0 x 19.1 x 9.8ft
Engines: 2 x L1cyl (28 x 50ins), 80rhp, 350ihp
Engines By: JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 99465
History:
09/1892 John White, Newcastle; registered at South Shields
1918 Coulson Tug Co Ltd (John Carr Coulson, manager)
1925 France, Fenwick Tyne & Wear Co Ltd
1955 Broken up
Comments: 1955: Sold to BISCO. Cost 1,700
Allocated to JJ King & Co at Gateshead for breaking up


Above photo showing John White colours is copyright of South Tyneside Libraries

Above photo showing France Fenwick colours is courtesy of Stephen Swinhoe

Above photo courtesy of Stephen Swinhoe

Above photo courtesy of Stephen Swinhoe

Above photo courtesy of Michael Green

Above photo courtesy of Stephen Swinhoe

Above photo courtesy of Alfred Turner

Above photo courtesy of Eddie Frost