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Name: ISAAC WILSON
Launched: 06/07/1889
Completed: 1889
Builder: Hepple & Co, North Shields
Yard Number: 432
Dimensions: 123grt, 35nrt, 101.0 x 18.9 x 9.5ft
Engines: 2 x L1cyl (26 x 48ins), 45nhp
Engines By: Hepple & Co, North Shields
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 95923
History:
1889 Tees Conservancy Commissioners; registered at Stockton
01/1923 The 'Ridley' Steam Tug Co Ltd
10/1940 Grangemouth & Forth Towing Co Ltd
12/1950 Broken up
Comments: 01/1923: Sold for 1250
10/1940: Sold for 2000
12/1950: Sold for breaking up by GW Brunton at Grangemouth


Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo copyright of South Shields Libraries

Above photo courtesy of David Asprey

Above photo courtesy of Alan Hughes