William Watkins tug Cervia was an Empire that missed the war. Completed 1946 by Alexander Hall & Co Aberdeen she is now lying in a dry dock in Ramsgate. She certainly had her moments in the sun on The Thames but her low point was being sunk by the new P&O liner Arcadia while helping it to un
Not Clyde built but Scottish anyway from Aberdeen in 1946 as EMPIRE RAYMOND becoming CERVIA 1n 1947 and served on the Thames.
After withdrawal she was engaged on coastal towage and was seen on the Clyde on a few occasions.This was taken in August 1975 and I think she was in to tow the old naval vess