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Name: JUPITER
Launched: 1876
Completed: 07/1876
Builder: JT Eltringham, South Shields
Yard Number: 51
Dimensions: 102grt, 20nrt, 96.1 x 17.9 x 9.2ft
Engines: SL1cyl (33.5 x 50ins), 40nhp
Engines by: Hepple & Co, South Shields
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 68184
History:
03/07/1876 J & G Mackay & G Pederson, Grangemouth; registered at Grangemouth
21/10/1891 Grangemouth Towing Co, Grangemouth
1895 Owners restyled Grangemouth & Forth Towing Co Ltd
24/06/1914 OW Jewels, Blyth; registered at Blyth
11/1919 Blyth Steam Tug Co, Blyth
07/1923 Owners restyled Blyth Tug Co Ltd, Blyth
10/1923 Robson & Cross, Lemington
02/1926 Broken up
Comments: 10/1923: Cost 275
02/1926: Broken up at Sunderland


Above photo, dated 28/05/1920, is courtesy of Malcom Donnelly