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TommyRob



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Unencumbered by a tow, small lighterage tugs could and often did put on a fair show of speed. Cory's Mersina is seen at the old Tilbury Dock entrance as it hurries to its next duty.
· Date: Wed, 4 February 15 · Views: 277
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Keywords: Mersina
Source of Image, If not your own: Own Neg
Location photo was taken: Tilbury
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KEITH SEVILLE
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Registered: December 2005
Location: Wirral
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Wed, 4 February 15 07:05

Mersina - Tug - Official Number: 186212 - Built Thorne, UK by Richard Dunston 1955 as Repulse - UK Flag.
Gross Tonnage: 79 - LOA: 24 Metres - Beam: 6 Metres.

Sold 1957 renamed Mersina.

Still in service as far as I know.

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Keith
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karbine

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Registered: October 2005
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Mon, 9 February 15 08:49

Still in service with GPS Marine on the Thames as GPS VINCIA

And here she is last year showing the speed! http://riverthames.sosugary.com/albu...l_P1010232.JPG

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TommyRob

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Tue, 10 February 15 11:01

Good stuff Ben. I mightily approve of their using old Watkins names!!
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