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Her launch : http://coppermine.galacnet.com/riverthames/albums/userpics/10001/normal_CIMG9481.JPG

More photos on my site of her:

Built 1968 by J. Pollock and Sons Ltd., Faversham. YN 2144. Screw Tug. L35.44m. B8.69m. D4.04m. 226grt. 2000bhp 6cyl Mirrlees KLSSGMR-6 diesel engine. Speed 12.5 knots. Acquired 1969. Disposed 1975. Official No. 336987. Call sign GYYQ.

1968:Delivered to W. H. J. Alexander Ltd., London.
1969:Transferred to London Tugs Ltd.
1975:Owners Alexandra Towing Co. [London] Ltd
1990:Kort nozzle and becker rudder fitted
1993:Owners Howard Smith Towage Ltd., London.
1997:Sold to Taipan Shipping Ltd., Trinidad. Renamed Saga Sun.
2002:Laid up at Port Lisas, Trinidad.
2003:Owners HCL Marine Ltd, Trinidad.
2005:Still in service.

The vessel Pilot is now a houseboat moored at Greenland and renamed River Thames.
 

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