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BRACKENGARTH 1969

BRACKENGARTH 1969

Ahoy,
Got some few Garth's more to go!
Name:BRACKENGARTH 1969
This one should be well known in L'pool area,as she belongs to the Rea Towing Co.Ltd.
Built at Appledore Shipbuilders Ltd.[A.S.67]
Company:Rea Towing Co.Ltd.
Type;M Tug fire/fighting
GT:334
LOA:36,56 x 10,01 x 3,96 mtrs.
Eng.:2 Oil 4SA 5C

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Ruud,

Brackengarth: keel laid as Yewgarth 24.2.1969

1986: Transferred to Irish Tugs Ltd.,

1990: Transferred to Westport Republic of Ireland registry (ON. 402786)

1995: Transferred to Greenock pending sale.

11.1995: Sold to Reino Henriksson Oy, Finland and renamed Henric

1996: Bow strengthened for navigation in ice and bow thruster unit fitted.

1998: Sold to Ulstein Flex Transport A/S Norway, and renamed NJORD.

Still in service January 2000.

Bridie,

I have found a photo of the "Thorngarth" built in 1959 ON. 301703, can you confirm that it is the one you are after?

Gerry
 

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