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Name: HARRINGTON
Launched: 10/08/1903
Completed: 09/1903
Builder: JT Eltringham & Co, South Shields
Yard Number: 247
Dimensions: 149grt, 1nrt, 92.0 x 20.1 x 10.9ft
Engines: C2cyl (16 & 42.5 x 27ins), 68rhp
Engines By: GT Grey, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 118051
History:
1903 Alexandra Towing Co Ltd; registered at Liverpool
1938 Registered at Swansea
1959 Broken up
Comments: 29/10/1914 to 15/12/1914: Hired by the Admiralty
14/05/1954: Pulled over & sank at Swansea, whilst stern tug on STANMORE.
2 of the crew died. She was subsequently raised, repaired & returned to service.
1959: Broken up by TW Ward Ltd at Briton Ferry


Above photo courtesy of Alfred Turner

Above photo courtesy of Gareth Mills

Above photo courtesy of Alan Hughes