PRESSMAN (1923)

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PRESSMAN (1923)

Post by yorkieman » Sun Oct 16, 2011 6:35 pm

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Re: PRESSMAN (1923)

Post by Bill Harvey » Sun Oct 16, 2011 7:54 pm

TORRIS / PRESSMAN (1) (1926 – 1938)
O.N. 147083. 137g. 0n. 90.1 x 21.7 x 10.1 feet.
T.3-cyl. (12”, 21” & 34” x 24”) engine by Charles D. Holmes & Company Ltd., Hull. 73nhp.
7.3.1923: Launched as TORRIS by Cochrane & Sons Ltd., Selby (Yard No. 786) for Thompson Towage Company Ltd., Hull.
5.1923: Completed.
23.10.1926: Purchased with the company by the United Towing Company Ltd., Hull and subsequently renamed PRESSMAN.
1938: Sold to Société Anonyme “Les Goelands”, Oran and renamed GOELAND II.
1961: Sold to Nicolas E. Vernicos, Piraeus and renamed VERNICOS FANNY.
30.1.1964: Grounded near Kalilimenes and subsequently sank.

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