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LEONIE........not a lot known about this one.

1 scr, diesel

LEONIE
19xx: Built by ??
19xx: delivered to "Greenhithe Lighterage Co Ltd" at Greenhithe (GBR)
19xx: To "Braithwaite and Dean Lightarage"
19xx: To "Thames Dry Dock Services" at Pipers Wharf, Greenwich (GBR)
1994 ??: To Mick McCarthy at London (GBR)
2005: still in existence

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Karbine, your turn to help me.
For some unknown reason I am unable to post a thumbnail. Can you give me a step by step guide to posting a thumbnail to make sure I have got it right.

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As I am not the author of that picture I would rather you not use it on your site.

The tosher behind, in a very sad state , is the FEARNOUGHT. The two following pictures are mine and you are welcome to use them if you wish.

http://riverman.gotdns.com/net_pics/Fearnought(1980)_2.jpg

http://riverman.gotdns.com/net_pics/Fearnought(2004).jpg

16 GRT, (41'9"x11'0"x5'0")
1 scr, diesel Gardner, 110bhp

FEARNOUGHT
1966: Built by ??
1966: delivered to "J.P. Knight (Rochester) Ltd" at Rochester (GBR)
198x: chartered to "Jubb Marine Services" (GBR)
1999: To "SETS - South Eastern Tug Society" for preservation
2005: still in existence

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Discussion Starter · #10 ·
Wow thats the Fearnought..jeez she does look tatty there. I love the way SETS have done up these tugs,would love to see more people keep the old tugs going.
 

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There you go !!


(sisterships: ENDEAVOUR, ENSIGN)
L11,28m, B2,90m
1 scr, diesel 4cyl Atlantic Diesel, 35bhp

ENSIGN
1934: Built by "T. van Duijvendijk's Scheepswerf" at Lekkerkerk (NLD) (YN 16)
1934: delivered to "General Lighterage Co Ltd" at London (GBR)
1942 -29/05: on UK Admiralty service
1945 -24/11: returned to owners
1963: To "Thames & General Lighterage Ltd" at London (GBR)
1980: taken over by "Cory Lighterage Ltd" at London (GBR)
1981: To Ken Dwan at London (GBR)
198x: transferred to "Tidal Cruises Ltd" at London (GBR)

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I thought it was something to do with tidal cruises. I havent seen it about for a while though. Is it still with them do u know? 35bhp...jeez thats not alot (Ouch)
 

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There you go !!


(sisterships: ENDEAVOUR, ENSIGN)
L11,28m, B2,90m
1 scr, diesel 4cyl Atlantic Diesel, 35bhp

ENSIGN
1934: Built by "T. van Duijvendijk's Scheepswerf" at Lekkerkerk (NLD) (YN 16)
1934: delivered to "General Lighterage Co Ltd" at London (GBR)
1942 -29/05: on UK Admiralty service
1945 -24/11: returned to owners
1963: To "Thames & General Lighterage Ltd" at London (GBR)
1980: taken over by "Cory Lighterage Ltd" at London (GBR)
1981: To Ken Dwan at London (GBR)
198x: transferred to "Tidal Cruises Ltd" at London (GBR)

Riverman


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Except the ENDEAVOUR and ENSIGN shipyard "T. van Duijvendijk's Scheepswerf" at Lekkerkerk (NLD) has built the following tugs with the same dimensions (11,29 x 2,90).
AWLOT (1 scr, diesel 4cyl Kromhout, 40 bhp)
1929: Built (YN 10) and delivered to “W.J. Woodward Fisher, London”
1973: for sale (with Ruston & Hornsby, 80 bhp)

OPABOUT (1 scr, diesel Bergsund 25 bhp)
1931: Built (YN 11) and delivered to “W.J. Woodward Fisher, London”
1973: for sale (without motor)

SHANI (1 scr, diesel 4cyl Atlantic Diesel, 40 bhp)
1934: Built (YN 17) and delivered to ???

SKANDIA (1 scr, diesel 4cyl Skandia Diesel, 40 bhp)
1938: Built (YN 24) and delivered to Higgs & Co.

MARY (1 scr, diesel 4cyl Atlantic Diesel, 40 bhp)
1938: Built (YN 27) and delivered to W.G.S. Crough & Sons Ltd., Greenhithe, Kent)
1981: renamed to ‘SUSIE SPEARING’

NAME UNKNOW
1938: Built (YN 28) and not delivered
1942: German Navy has claimed this ship

Cees
 
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