Name: PERO GOMEZ
Launched: 04/10/1869
Completed: 12/11/1869
Builder: Hepple T & Son, Low Walker, Newcastle
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 90grt, 23nrt, 88.0 x 17.6 x 9.1ft
Engines: L1cyl (32.625 x 50ins), 35nhp
Engines By: Hepple T & Son
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 60534
History:
12/11/1869 Rosser Rosser, Swansea; registered at Swansea
03/04/1890 Andrew Robertson, North Shields; registered at North Shields
06/07/1900 Thomas Devlin Jr, Newhaven; reistered at Leith
24/02/1902 John Simpson Wilson, Bo'ness; registered at Bo'ness
1919 Robert Lumley Cook Baister, Sunderland
19/10/1921 The Jarrow Dredging & Salvage Co Ltd, Jarrow
06/1922 Kirton, Leamington
14/06/1922 Registry closed
Comments: Launched for George D Dale, North Shields
Possibly named after the racehore "Pero Gomez" which was very
successful as a three-year-old in 1869
12/1914 to 03/1919 Hired by the Admiralty
03/02/1919: JS Wilson died & tug subsequently sold
1922: Converted to a lighter

     Above photo courtesy of Eddie Frost



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