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Name: WARRIOR
Launched:
Completed: 1871
Builder: Readhead Softley & Co, South Shields
Yard Number: 70
Dimensions: 112grt, 45nrt, 100.8 x 18.1 x 9.1ft; (1878: 112grt, 23nrt)
Engines: 2 x L1cyl (26.5 x 48ins), 60nhp; (1878: 70nhp)
Engines By: Readhead Softley & Co, South Shields
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 65636
History:
1871 TW Elliott, H Mumford & H Holmes (t/a Elliott Steam Tug Co); registered at London
1876 TW Elliott & H Mumford, London
1878 Re-registered at London
1889 TW Elliott, GM Brain, J Page & M Dick, London
1891 GM Braine, GD Braine, J Page & M Dick, Gravesend
04/1894 Joseph Crosthwaite Sr; registered at North Shields
1899 Joseph Crosthwaite Sr & Jr, North Shields
1918 Joseph, Septimus & Selina Crosthwaite, North Shields
01/1924 Nicholas Brown & Joseph Crosthwaite, North Shields
04/1924 Joseph Crosthwaite (Tugs) Ltd, North Shields
1932 Broken up
Comments: 1932: Sold to Irvines Shipbuilding Co at Hartlepool for breaking up. Cost 85.
Thanks to Bill Harvey for the above details


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