TID 164

TID 164

Postby Tony Frost » Tue Aug 28, 2012 8:54 am

Still in steam at Chatham
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Re: TID 164

Postby Whickham » Thu Feb 23, 2017 12:42 pm

TID 164 at Chatham 2000 (ish)

TID 164.jpg

Built as: TID 164
Yard: W Pickersgill, Sunderland
Year: 1945
Names: 1976 HERCULES
Fate: Preserved
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Re: TID 164

Postby tidesman » Sun Mar 05, 2017 12:30 pm

T.I.D. 164 c/s GCQC
O.N. 181115. 54g. 0n. 65.0 x 17.0 x 7.4 feet.
C.2-cyl. (12½” and 26” x 18”) by John Dickinson and Sons Ltd., Sunderland. Boiler by David Rowan and Co. Ltd., Glasgow. Oil fuel. 220 IHP. 8½ knots.
25.9.1945: (Ministry Job No. A/MS/1373) launched by Wm. Pickersgill and Sons Ltd., Sunderland (Yard No. 291) for the Ministry of War Transport, London, (Stanley Lancelot Tottle, Hull, manager at the Ministry).
28.11.1945: Registered at Sunderland, vessel No.32 of 1946.
28.11.1945: Completed. Allocated to miscellaneous naval duties at Port Edgar, attached to HMS LOCHINVAR.
4.1946: Owners restyled as the Ministry of Transport, (Stanley Lancelot Tottle, Hull, manager at the Ministry).
25.7.1946: Allocated to miscellaneous naval duties at Port Edgar.
1947: Mercantile Navy List (data up to 31st December 1946) listed as owned by Port of London Authority (as were T.I.D. 164, 165, 167-175)
12.8.1948: Permanently transferred to the Admiralty, at Rosyth.
1951: Listed under the Rosyth Command.
12.12.1962: In reserve, under care and maintenance at Rosyth.
5.5.1967: Re-activated under the Captain of Dockyard, Rosyth.
11.1973: Allocated to the Captain of Dockyard, Chatham.
10.6.1974: Sold for £1,750, to the Medway Maritime Museum at Chatham, Kent
1975: Sold to the International Towing Co. Ltd., renamed HERCULES and operated on behalf of the Medway Maritime Museum.
1978: Restored by Martin Stevens at Sittingbourne, Kent, and renamed T.I.D. 164 and operated on the Medway
1985: Lying at Faversham.
11.1999: Listed by the National Historic Ships Committee on their Designated List.
2007: Moored at the Historic Dockyard, Chatham, Kent, still owned and run by Martin Stevens
29.1.2009: While moored at Achor Wharf at Chatham, a fractured weld in hull plating caused a 45° list and partial sinking when her engine room to flooded.
30.1.2009: Righted and sealed with concrete, having been briefly flooded. No major damage suffered.
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