LIGHTERMAN (1954)

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LIGHTERMAN (1954)

Post by yorkieman » Mon Oct 17, 2011 7:45 pm

Seen here under a later name GARY GRAY at Glasson Dock in October 1989
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and under her original name JAYCEE on the Thames
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Re: LIGHTERMAN (1954)

Post by Bill Harvey » Mon Oct 17, 2011 8:21 pm

LIGHTERMAN (2) (1962 - 1977)
O.N. 186095. 37g. 0n. 56.9 x 16.4 x 5.9 feet.
6-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (8¾” x 11½”) Blackstone ER4M type engine by R. A. Lister (Marine Sales) Ltd.,Dursley. 360bhp. 10kts. 5½ tons bollard pull.
1954: Completed as JAYCEE by P. K. Harris & Sons Ltd., Appledore (Yard No. 55) for Clements, Knowling & Company Ltd., London.
21.2.1962: Purchased by the United Towing Company Ltd.,Hull and renamed LIGHTERMAN.
21.1.1970: Owners restyled as United Towing Ltd.
1974: Humber Tugs Ltd., appointed as managers.
20.9.1977: Sold to Felixarc Marine Ltd. (Donald Gray, manager), Felixstowe and renamed GARY GRAY.
1988: Sold to Heysham Boat Charters (Simpson & Sons), Heysham.
1995: Sank at her moorings at Heysham. Declared beyond economical repair.
Subsequently refitted for Hampson Marine Towing, Fleetwood.
199x: Reported sold to Silas Oates, Falmouth and renamed GARRY GRAY for service at Holy Loch.
3.2005: Offered for sale at £37,000, but continues laid up in 2010.

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Re: LIGHTERMAN (1954)

Post by Magoonigal » Mon Oct 17, 2011 9:11 pm

Very interersting to see all the work going on in Glasson dock as well, George.

Assume it was being dredged and New Lock Gates fitted??
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Re: LIGHTERMAN (1954)

Post by yorkieman » Mon Oct 17, 2011 9:27 pm

Not my own photos Paul but it certainly looks like some serious work under way.
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