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Name: RESCUE
Launched:
Completed: 10/1869
Builder: T Hepple & Son, Low Walker, Newcastle
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 126grt, 26nrt, 107.2 x 18.5 x 9.8ft
Engines: 2 x L1cyl (28.5 x 54ins), 60nhp
Engines By: T Hepple & Son, Low Walker, Newcastle
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 63510
History:
1869 William & George Thomas, Gravesend; registered at London
1872 Dr M Brownfield, Poplar
1879 William Renney, London
1881 George R Lardner, Gravesend
1885 H Green, Blackwall
1886 John Mitchell, Malcolm Brownfield et al, Gravesend
11/1891 Thomas F Ward, Middlesbrough; registered at Middlesbrough
10/1892 Tees Tug & Lighter Co Ltd (TF Ward), Middlesbrough
10/1897 William Black, James Westoll & John Adamson, Sunderland; registered at North Shields
1903 Anchor Steam Tug Co Ltd (manager Alfred Atkinson), North Shields
07/1920 France, Fenwick Tyne & Wear Co Ltd
1932 William Pickersgill & Son Ltd, Sunderland
1932 Broken up.
Comments: Thanks to David Asprey for the above details


Above photo copyright of Tyne & Wear Museums

Above photo, showing RESCUE in Winlo's wooden floating dock copyright of South Shields Central Library