HM Tug ROVER c1916

treeve
19th April 2007, 19:07
I am looking for information on the HM Tug ROVER,
she was afloat and in service in 1916 in Falmouth ...
was she a requisitioned tug or a Royal Navy vessel....
Any other details would be very helpful, please.
I am also looking for a photograph, if at all possible.

Riverman
19th April 2007, 19:53
Treeve is this the one you are looking for. No picture of her but there is a couple of pictures of her sisters (Atlas and Pilot) on my site. Click link below.

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UK Navy Pilot-class
620t, (153'3"x27'5"x14')
2 scr, steam, 2 boilers coal fired, 1400ihp, sp 11kn, bp 14t

W 21 ROVER
1908: Built by "Chatham Dockyard" (GBR)
1908 -12/10: delivered to the UK Royal Navy (pennant W 21)
1929: rernamed ROLLICKER
1934 -xx/03: renamed RECOVERY
1953: based at Portsmouth for Coronation Review
1957-18/09: arrived at Cork for breaking up by "Haulbowline Industries Ltd" at Passage West (IRL

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http://www.riverman.gotdns.com/gallery/thumbnails.php?album=12&page=2

Riverman

robandbarbara
19th April 2007, 22:50
Picture of HMT Recovery ex Rover on Page 7 of Fifty Years of Naval Tugs [Maritime Books. Liskeard. Cornwall ]

treeve
20th April 2007, 00:08
Thank you both very much ...
I will add your url to my webpage, Riverman