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Name Official number Flag IMO
JOFFRE  135730  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1916  22/11/1915   
Vessel type Vessel description
Tug   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Ardrossan Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Ardrossan The Shipyard  265 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
260 grt / 3 nrt / 115.0 ft  26.1 ft  11.7 ft   
Engine builder J G Kincaid & Co. Ltd., Greenock
Engine detail
T3cyl (18,28½,46x30ins), 177nhp 650ihp 11kn, 1-screw  

First owner First port of register Registration date
The Lawson Steam Tug-boat Co Ltd, South Shields  Ardrossan  12/05/1916 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
11/1917 hired by Royal Navy, to 03/1919
6/1920 Lawson-Batey Tugs Ltd, Newcastle
1925 reg Newcastle
1/1959 chartered to Tyne Tugs Ltd. 
Vessel history
5/1925 stranded and awash near Bolt Head, Devon, refloated and towed to Falmouth then to the Tyne for repair, returned to service 9/1925.
1/1953 damaged when run down by BLENHEIM at Stanhope Buoys, South Shields.

 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1966  Broken Up  
Disposal Detail
3/1966 sold to P W McLellan for demolition at Bo'ness 
 

 



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