Name: EMPIRE THISTLE
Launched: 21/10/1941
Completed: 06/02/1942
Builder: Clelands (Successors), Willington Quay
Yard Number: 64
Dimensions: 254grt, 2nrt, 107.8 x 26.2 x 12.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (16.5, 27 & 46 x 30ins), 117nhp
Engines By: Swan, Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 165825
History:
1942 Ministry of War Transport
1942 Clyde Shipping Co as Managers
1946 Ministry of Transport
1946 Clyde Shipping Co, Glasgow; renamed FLYING HURRICANE
1956 Britannia Steam Towing, Swansea; renamed BRYNFORTH
1962 Alexandra Towing Co
1965 Broken up
Comments: 1965: Broken up by Belcon Shipping & Trading Co, Silloth

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