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Name: VICTOR
Launched: 09/05/1906
Completed: 1906
Builder: A Stephen & Sons, Glasgow
Yard Number: 418
Dimensions: 175grt, 8nrt, 106.0 x 22.1 x 10.4ft
Engines: C2cyl (20 & 40 x 27ins), 675ihp
Engines By: A Stephen & Sons, Glasgow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 121336
History:
1906 Steel & Bennie Ltd, Glasgow; registered at Glasgow
1926 Peter McLeod, Alloa
04/1928 Ridley Steam Tug Co Ltd; renamed MARTY; registered at Newcastle
03/1955 Company restyled Ridley Tugs Ltd
01/1959 Chartered to France, Fenwick Tyne & Wear Co Ltd
01/1959 Chartered to Tyne Tugs Ltd
05/1959 Broken up
Comments: 192X: Sank at Plantation Quay, Glasgow
04/1928: Cost 850, with PREMIER sold in part exchange (value 1,150)
Sold to BISCO and allocated to JJ King & Co at Gateshead; cost 1,000
21/05/1959: Arrived at Gateshead for breaking up


Above photo courtesy of TugTalk


Above photo courtesy of TugTalk

Above photo, after sinking at Plantation Quay, is courtesy of TugTalk

Above photo courtesy of Photoship

Above photo courtesy of TugTalk

Above photo courtesy of Mike Newby, with his Dad on the bridge

Above photo courtesy of TugTalk

Above: MARTY at the breakers. Photo copyright of Les Turner