PRESSMAN and COWDRAY

PRESSMAN and COWDRAY

Postby teesships » Thu Aug 16, 2012 7:44 pm

PRESSMAN, United Towing Company Ltd., Hull. 68gt,
21.3.1950: Launched as TYBURN BROOK by Henry Scarr Ltd., Hessle (Yard No. 664) for the River Lighterage Company, (Stephenson Clarke group), London.
1964 renamed PRESSMAN.
1972 renamed PRESSTAN.
2004: Demolished at New Holland, having laid derelict for some time in the River Hull.
(These details from ClydeMaritime Forums, per Bill Harvey)
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COWDRAY (5081554), Stephenson Clarke Ltd, 1748gt,
completed Grangemouth DY 6-1959.
1976 Ballycastle, 1981 Aref, BU Eleusis 26.6.86.
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The PRESSMAN swings the COWDRAY away from berth in Hull on 4 July 1967.
0911Pressmancowdray.jpg
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Re: PRESSMAN and COWDRAY

Postby TEESMAN » Wed Feb 24, 2016 7:43 pm

PRESSTAN 260895a.jpg
Photo Michael Green
PRESSTAN-GRAMPIAN QUEST 260895a.jpg
Photo Michael Green
PRESSTAN-GRAMPIAN QUEST 260895b.jpg
Photo Michael Green
PRESSTAN laid up in the River Hull alongside GRAMPIAN QUEST 26.08.95
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Re: PRESSMAN and COWDRAY

Postby teesships » Tue Jul 04, 2017 5:31 pm

50 YEARS AGO TODAY!

A fresh scan from the original negative of the view above, plus two additional shots.
Hull - 4 July 1967:
pressman+cowdray040767.jpg
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pressman040767x2.jpg
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Re: PRESSMAN and COWDRAY

Postby northeast » Tue Jul 04, 2017 5:34 pm

As TYBURN BROOK working in Alexandra Dock after purchase by United and prior to renaming, photo by Charlie Hill
TYBURNBROOK1950CAH.jpg
Cheers, George
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