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|Built by:||Money Wigram & Son's, at the Northam Yard.|
|Machinery:||100 ihp 2cly 34" x 48" side lever steam engine by J. Stewart, London.|
|Type:||Paddle Tug - Carvel Rigged.|
|Built for:||William Watkins, London.|
|History:||July 1870. New boilers and major engine room overhaul at Wigrams, £4000.|
1876. Overhaul and new boilers £3000. Coal consumption 19 tons per day. Old boiler overhauled and installed in ‘Renown’.
17th July 1880. Whilst towing sailing vessel ‘Hydaspes’ off Dungeness in fog, ‘Hydaspes’ collided with SS ‘Centurion’ and sank. ‘Hydaspes’ crew rescued by tug and steamer. (See The General Screw Steam Shipping Co)
3rd December 1880. Refloated ‘Araby Maid’ aground off Kingsdown and towed to London.
14th October 1881. Assisting sailing vessel ‘Allanshaw in distress in hurricane force storm off North Foreland was overwhelmed and sank with loss of Captain W. Houghton and eight crew.
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