Name: RAINBOW
Launched:
Completed: 1864
Builder: J Ash & Co, Cubitt Town
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 112grt, 44nrt, 90.0 x 18.5 x 9.9ft
Engines: L2cyl (30 x 42ins), 60nhp
Engines By: J Stewart, London
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 50083
History:
02/05/1864 Great Eastern Railway Co; registered at London; cost 5,280
02/05/1868 A Tacey, Lowestoft
1872 Re-purchased by Great Eastern Railway Co, London
1885 Registered at Lowestoft
07/02/1899 J Anderson, North Shields
05/1903 Anchor Steam Tug Co Ltd
07/1920 France, Fenwick Tyne & Wear Co Ltd
1929 Broken up
Comments: 02/05/1868: Sold to a creditor, A Tacey & leased back to GER
1929: Broken up at Sunderland

     Above: Photo copyright Jerzy Swieszkowski

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