Name: FLYING CHILDERS
Launched:
Completed: 1864
Builder: Andrew Woodhouse, South Shields
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 84grt, 29nrt, 88.4 x 17.9 x 9.2ft
Engines: SL1cyl (33.5 x 48ins), 40nhp
Engines By: JP Rennoldson, South Shields
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Wood
Reg Number: 50351
History:
1864 Clyde Shipping Co, Glasgow
1872 James P Rennoldson, South Shields
1873 John Robinson, Middlesbrough
1874 Thomas Shores, Grimsby
1875 John Manton, Grimsby
1885 John Anderson & Robert Chater, North Shields
1890 Edmund Alfred Durrant, Great Yarmouth
1896 Taken over by creditors: Lovewell Blake & William Harrison, Great Yarmouth
1896 Joseph Guy, Hull
1898 William H Sharp, Grimsby
1898 Charles Skipper, King's Lynn
1899 Transferred to Flying Childers Steam Tug Co (Charles Skipper, manager)
1900 John L Richardson, Hull
1901 Robert Ford, Hull
1902 Wilfred Doughty, Hull
1902 Flying Childers Steam Tug Co, Hull (Samuel Harrison, manager)
1905 Broken up
Comments: Sold to JP Rennoldson in part exchange for FLYING TEMPEST
1905: Broken up by MT MacMillan

     FLYING CHILDERS towing fishing vessels out to sea. Photo: World Ship Society

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