Name: JOHN BATEY
Launched: 12/01/1884
Completed: 06/1884
Builder: Hepple & Co, North Shields
Yard Number: 380
Dimensions: 109grt, 16nrt, 96.3 x 18.4 x 9.0ft
Engines: L1cyl (34.5 x 54ins), 40nhp; (1920: 2 x L1cyl (28 x 54ins), 40nhp)
Engines By: RB Findlay & Son, North Shields; (c1920: also by Findlay)
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 63729
History:
1884 J Batey & Son, Newcastle and J Mitchell, Montrose; registered at Montrose
1904 J Batey & Son, Newcastle
06/1906 Company restyled J Batey & Son Ltd, Newcastle
06/1920 Lawson-Batey Tugs Ltd; registered at Newcastle
10/1921 Grangemouth & Forth Towing Co Ltd; registered at Grangemouth
1936 Broken up
Comments: 1909: Went ashore returning from Ramsgate
Subsequently refloated and returned to service.
c1920: Re-engined by RB Findlay & Son
10/1921: Cost 3000
1936: Sold for breaking up by GW Brunton at Grangemouth

     Above photo copyright Tyne & Wear Museums

     Above photo courtesy of Richard Cox



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