Connswater

Vessel name on Arrival: Connswater

Original Builder: Henry Scarr of Hessle-on-Humber, East Riding of Yorkshire,

Original Yard No: 268

Official Number: 145440

Vessel Type: tug

GRT: 62

Year Built: 1918

Arrival Date: 23/04/1956

Breakup Started: 24/04/1956

Date First Beached: 23/04/1956

Date Breakup Completed: 07/05/1956

Draught For’d: 3' 3"

Draught Aft: 5' 6"

Name Changes:

 

1918  :   War Office – Inland Water Transport Directorate – AS 328

1919  :   Admiralty – As TT3 for North Russian Rivers Expedition

1919  :   Returned to War Office as AS 312 – in error

1923  :   J. A. White

1924  :   Belfast Harbour Commissioners and renamed CONNSWATER

 

1956  :   Alleged to have been sold to Hendron Brothers of Belfast for scrapping.

1956  :   Arrived at the West of Scotland Shipbreaking facility at Troon on 24-04-1956 for breaking.

Other Information:

 

Steam Tug-Boat

 

Tonnages  :   21 tons net  /  62 tons grss

 

Dimensions  :   75.1 feet  x  15.1 feet  x  7.0 feet

 

 

Propulsion :

2-Cylinder Compound Steam Engine rated at 19 NHP / 220 IHP to provide a speed of 8.5 knots.

 

Machinery Manufacturer :

Campbell & Calderwood – Soho Engine Works, Paisley

(Manufacturers of all manner of steam propulsion equipment, paddles, screws, sternwheels, T/E, etc.)