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Couldn’t they find a smaller tug?

RMAS ROBUST (A366) towing MFV94 back to Portsmouth during July 1994, photographed as they passed Tilbury.
 

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Couldn’t they find a smaller tug?

RMAS ROBUST (A366) towing MFV94 back to Portsmouth during July 1994, photographed as they passed Tilbury.
Im sure i was on that trip,by the time we got back to devonport the tow wire had chaffed nearly through the wheelhouse.
 

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Couldn’t they find a smaller tug?

RMAS ROBUST (A366) towing MFV94 back to Portsmouth during July 1994, photographed as they passed Tilbury.
The MFV was taken to Devonport,when we arrived we waited in Cawsand Bay for extra pumps to be put on and a smaller tug to take the MFV up harbour.
 

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I do remember MFV 94 after she got back to Portsmouth she was placed at Royal Clarence Yard as has been mentioned previously the bollards back aft parted company from the deck and cut through the after deckhouse severing it with the deck right up to the wheelhouse. It was sold 94/95 and is at smiths quay on the river itched. Still painted grey and white. I photographed it after it was towed from the Thames , I had a brief look on board a bit of a mess aft engine room intact.
 
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