ROMSEY (1930)

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ROMSEY (1930)

Post by Flyers » Sun Oct 23, 2011 1:57 pm

Another with quite a colourful history:

ROMSEY

Tug/Tender
Registered: LR34-35:65240 /LR43-44:13052 /LR47-48:12755 /LR50-51:74410 /LR56-57:75665 /LR60-61:77976
(GBR)ON 161140
509 GRT, 166 NRT,
L41,15m, B10,39m, D4,39m (135.0'x31.1'x14.5' or 145'1"x34'1"x13'10")
2 scr, 2x C2cyl by shipbuilder, coal fired, 254nhp-1700ihp

ROMSEY
1930 -20/01: Launched by "Ferguson Bros. (Port Glasgow) Ltd" at Port Glasgow (GBR) (YN 296)
1930 -xx/02: delivered to "ATCL - Alexandra Towing Co Ltd" at Liverpool (GBR) (for £33,750.-)(GBR flag, regd Liverpool, ON 161140, c/s GSKM)
1940 -07/06: on Transport and UK Admiralty war service
1941 -xx/01: mined off Milford Haven, repaired
1942 -xx/09: run down and sunk in the Clyde (14 men lost), raised and repaired
1945 -11/08: returned to owners
1956: converted to oil firing
1962: broken up at Sheerness (GBR)
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Re: ROMSEY (1930)

Post by Deepol » Mon Aug 13, 2012 12:44 pm

Is this also her or earlier can anyone say?
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Re: ROMSEY (1930)

Post by yorkieman » Mon Aug 13, 2012 4:34 pm

Paul, yes an earlier one, 1918 by Ferguson as ROLLCALL
1923 ROMSEY
1929 MINOTAURE
B/up 1958
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Re: ROMSEY (1930)

Post by Deepol » Sun Jan 20, 2019 2:47 pm

Romsey, named after the small town near Southampton which is now becoming part of the ever expanding City. The tug/ passenger tender for the Alexandra Towing Company was launched from Ferguson's on January 20th 1930.
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