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Name: KING
Launched: 13/08/1904
Completed: 10/1904
Builder: Hepple & Co Ltd, South Shields
Yard Number: 544
Dimensions: 77grt, 75.6 x 16.6 x 8.9ft
Engines: C2cyl, 40nhp, 350ihp
Engines By: Hepple & Co Ltd, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 117718
History:
1904 Sea King Tug Co Ltd (CJ King), Bristol
1949 Aberdeen Steam Tug Co Ltd, renamed GLEN
1960 Broken up
Comments: Sold to BISCO for 625 and allocated to Metal Industries, Charlestown, Fife
Arrived Charlestown 27/04/1960 and demolition commenced 30/05/1960


Above photo as GLEN courtesy of Stephen Carter