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YORKSHIREMAN (1928)

Posted: Mon Oct 17, 2011 7:08 pm
by yorkieman
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Photo Charlie Hill
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Photo Charlie Hill
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Photo Charlie Hill
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Re: YORKSHIREMAN (1928)

Posted: Mon Oct 17, 2011 7:10 pm
by yorkieman
A reminder of her seasons as a pleasure boat operating out of Bridlington!
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Re: YORKSHIREMAN (1928)

Posted: Mon Oct 17, 2011 7:42 pm
by Bill Harvey
YORKSHIREMAN (1) (1928 – 1965)
O.N. 160104. 251g. 96n. 120.0 x 27.1 x 7.2 feet.
Two, T.3-cyl. (10”, 16” & 26½” x 16”) engines by the shipbuilder. 2 screws. 86nhp. 880ihp.
2.11.1927: Ordered from Earle’s Shipbuilding and Engineering Company Ltd., Hull. (Yard No.672) by the United Towing Company Ltd., Hull.
8.5.1928: Launched.
5.1928: Completed at a cost of £16,400.
6.10.1939 until 7.1946: Requisitioned by the Admiralty.
1965: Sold to Van den Bosshe & Company, Boom, Belgium for demolition and arrived in tow 4.8.1965.