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Name: FLYING SCOTSMAN
Launched: 12/09/1898
Completed: 1898
Builder: JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields
Yard Number: 188
Dimensions: 177grt, 29nrt, 118.0 x 20.1 x 10.1ft
Engines: SL1cyl (38.25 x 56ins), 90nhp, 400ihp
Engines By: JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 108767
History:
1898 Clyde Shipping Co Ltd; registered at Glasgow
13/05/1948 Christopher & Richard Jennings, London; renamed CAMBRIAN
16/01/1951 Broken up
Comments: Last paddle tug built for the Clyde Shipping Co
1898: Cost 4650
25/08/1939 to 16/10/1939: On War Department service
13/05/1948: Sold for conversion to a yacht. Subsequently abandoned at Oban
16/01/1951: Arrived at Troon for breaking up


Above photo courtesy of Alfred Turner

Above photo courtesy of Bobby Sinclair

Above photo courtesy of Bobby Sinclair

Above photo courtesy of Stuart Cameron

Above photo courtesy of Stuart Cameron

Above photo courtesy of Bobby Sinclair