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Name: REMORQUEUR NO 5
Launched:
Completed: 1921
Builder: SA de Traveaux Dyle & Bacalan, Bordeaux
Yard Number: 632
Dimensions: 169grt, 3nrt, 100.3 x 23.0 x 10.1ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (10.5, 17 & 28 x 15ins), 62nhp, 620ihp
Engines By: Les Héritiers de G Cochot, Paris
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 161577
History:
1921 Government of France, Ministry of Public Works
19XX Renamed BACALAN
02/1935 Ridley Steam Tug Co Ltd; registered at Newcastle; renamed WONDER
03/1955 Company restyled Ridley Tugs Ltd
04/1958 Seaham Harbour Dock Co, Seaham
11/1964 Broken up by Clayton & Davie Ltd, Dunston
Comments: 02/1935: Cost £2,350
04/1958: Cost £5,500
11/1964: Sold for breaking up by Clayton & Davie Ltd, Dunston


Above photo courtesy of Barney Hunt

Above photo courtesy of Richard Cox

Above photo courtesy of Alfred Turner

Above photo copyright of Tyne & Wear Museums

Above photo of WONDER at Seaham Harbour courtesy of Eddie Frost

Above photo of WONDER at Seaham Harbour copyright of the Webmaster