HAWKSTONE

Richard Dunston's shipyard at Thorne

HAWKSTONE

Postby northeast » Thu Aug 01, 2013 6:39 am

Thames tug, 1948, y.n. 711
Broken up in 1980
HAWKSTONE1948.jpg
Cheers, George
northeast
Site Admin
 
Posts: 4353
Joined: Sat May 12, 2012 5:13 pm
Location: East Yorkshire

Re: HAWKSTONE

Postby Whickham » Tue Mar 14, 2017 8:27 am

Other photos of HAWKSTONE. Sorry photographer(s) unknown.

Hawkstone4.jpg

Hawkstone5.jpg
Dave
Whickham
 
Posts: 6265
Joined: Sat May 12, 2012 9:10 pm
Location: Whickham, Gateshead

Re: HAWKSTONE

Postby tidesman » Wed Apr 05, 2017 12:40 pm

HAWKSTONE
O.N. 182925. 61g. 70.0 x 17.6 x 7.1 feet.
Unidentified type diesel by British Polar Engines Ltd., Glasgow. 450 BHP.
1948: Built by Richard Dunston Ltd., Thorne (Yard No. T 711) for Cory Tank Lighterage Ltd.,
10.1.1949: Registered at London.
2.1949: Completed
2.1957: Departed from the Regent Oil Company wharf at Holehaven with two tank craft in tow for River Medway in blizzard and high winds and disappeared. Reported overdue and later found aground in the Estuary five miles East of Southend by the Southend Lifeboat minus barges. One barge later found in Yantlet Creek and the other at Allhallows. Believed overwhelmed by weather and driven ashore. All crew of four and two lightermen lost. Salved and returned to service.
1980: Demolished at Blackwall.
tidesman
 
Posts: 44
Joined: Sun May 27, 2012 6:07 pm


Return to Shipbuilding at Thorne

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest