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Name: TRITON
Launched:
Completed: 1883
Builder: Cox & Co, Falmouth
Yard Number: 15
Dimensions: 75gt, 20nrt, 84.7 x 16.3 x 9.3ft
Engines: C2cyl (16 & 30 x 21ins), 40nhp
Engines By: Cox & Co, Falmouth
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 86130
History:
1883 Falmouth Fishery Co Ltd, Falmouth
1884 Registered at Falmouth
1893 Falmouth Towage Co Ltd, Falmouth
17/01/1899 William Black, John W Adamson, James Westoll et al, Sunderland
1899 Registered at North Shields
1901 Alfred B Atkinson, William Black et al, Sunderland
1903 The Anchor Steam Tug Co Ltd (AB Atkinson, manager), Sunderland
07/1920 France, Fenwick Tyne & Wear Co Ltd, Newcastle
1922 John Davies, Cardiff
05/1930 Broken up
Comments:


Cory's SIR FRANCIS being lead through the Tyne swing bridge by TRITON. Photo courtesy of David Asprey

TRITON in France, Fenwick's original colours, before the anchor was added. Photo courtesy of Danny Lynch