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Name: GRANVILLE
Launched:
Completed: 04/1876
Builder: Westwood, Baillie & Co, Blackwall
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 160grt, 4nrt, 101.0 x 19.1 x 10.4ft
Engines: L2cyl (30 x 54ins), 70nhp, 400ihp, 10kts
Engines By: J Stewart, London
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 68127
History:
04/1876 Dover Harbour Board; registered at Dover
1906 James Irwing et al, Sunderland
1907 Registered at Sunderland
10/1907 Seaham Harbour Dock Company, Sunderland
02/1924 Ridley Steam Tug Co Ltd, Newcastle
10/1930 Chartered to Blyth Tug Co Ltd, Blyth
04/1952 Broken up
Comments: 02/1924: Cost 775
04/1952: Sold to BISCO British Iron & Steel Corp; Cost 1,600
Allocated to Clayton & Davie at Dunston on Tyne for breaking up


Above photo courtesy of David Asprey

Above photo courtesy of Alan Hughes

Above photo copyright John Clarkson, Longton