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Name: CYCLOP
Launched: 21/12/1897
Completed: 03/1898
Builder: JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields
Yard Number: 184
Dimensions: 181grt, 9nrt, 106.5 x 21.1 x 11.2ft
Engines: C2cyl (22 & 40 x 26ins), 600ihp, 82nhp; (1956: T3cyl (12.25, 23 & 37 x 26ins), 700ihp)
Engines By: JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields; (1956: J Lewis & Sons, Aberdeen)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a; (1926: 149414)
History:
03/1898 Amsterdam Tug & Salvage Co (AD Zur Mühlen), Amsterdam; registered at Amsterdam
1919 Bureau Wijsmuller, Scheep Transport en Sleepvaart Maats; registered at S'Gravenhage
09/1926 France, Fenwick Tyne & Wear Co Ltd; registered at Newcastle; renamed CULLERCOATS
01/1959 Chartered to Tyne Tugs Ltd
05/1968 Broken up
Comments: 1914 to 1918: Also used as a trawler
07/1956: Re-engined by RB Harrison & Son using engine from French trawler BEARN
05/1968: Broken up by Clayton & Davie Ltd, Dunston


Above photo courtesy of David Asprey

Above photo courtesy of Jaap Bijl

Above: As a trawler during WW1. Photo courtesy of Jaap Bijl

All above photos in the colours of Amsterdam Tug & Salvage

Above photo in the colours of Bureau Wijsmuller. Photo courtesy of Jaap Bijl

Above photo courtesy of Eddie Frost

Above photo courtesy of Richard Cox

Above photo courtesy of Stephen Swinhoe

Above photo courtesy of Stephen Swinhoe

Above photo courtesy of Stephen Swinhoe

Above photo copyright of South Shields Libraries

Above 6 photos in the livery of France, Fenwick Tyne & Wear

Above photo courtesy of TugTalk

Above photo courtesy of Alfred Turner

Above photo, taken in 1964, is copyright of Graeme Turner

Above photo, taken in 1966, is copyright of Dennis Maccoy

Above 4 photos in the colours of Tyne Tugs