MSC Neptune

Vessel name on Arrival: SQL-2

Original Builder: Henry Robb Limited of Leith

Original Yard No: 319

Official Number: 168553

Vessel Type: tug

GRT: 131

Year Built: 1940

Arrival Date: 01/01/1980

Breakup Started:

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Name Changes:

 

1956  : Transferred to Loch Ryan to assist in the salvage of nickel steel plating from wreckage of HMS Drake

 

1970  : Acquired by South Ocean Services at Portsmouth

 

1970  :  Acquired by Shipbreaking (Queensborough) Limited, Stranraer, and and renamed SQL-2

 

1980 : Broken up by the West of Scotland Shipbreaking Company Limited, Troon, South Ayrshire

 

Other Information:

 

Tug Boat for Manchester Shipping Canal Company

 

07-10-1941  :   Launched

Jany  1942  :   Completed

 

Tonnage  :   131 GRT

 

Dimensions  :   28.05 metres  x  7.07 metres  x  2.77 metres

 

Propulsion  :   2  x  Crossley diesel engines  :   271 NHP / 770 IHP / 852 852 BHP