Walney

Vessel name on Arrival: Walney

Original Builder: J. P. Rennoldson & Sons of South Shields

Original Yard No: 227

Official Number: 114227

Vessel Type: tug

GRT: 204

Year Built: 1904

Arrival Date: 24/11/1952

Breakup Started: 24/11/1952

Date First Beached: 29/11/1952

Date Breakup Completed: 10/02/1953

Draught For’d: 4' 3"

Draught Aft: 6' 6"

Name Changes:

1904  :  Furness Railway Company, Barrow

1922  :  London Midland & Scottish Railway Company

1947  :  British Transport Commission

1949  :  British Transport Docks Board

1950  :  Transferred to Docks & Inland Waterways Executive

1952  :  Arrived at Troon for breaking up

Other Information:

Steam Paddle-Tug   :   2-cylinder engine rated at 66 RHP driving paddles

 

Dimensions  :  120 feet  x  21.1 feet  x  10.0 feet

 

Launched in the fourth quarter of 1903 and completed in April of 1904

 

The vessel was equipped with accommodation in the Fore Saloon for a small number of passengers, someitmes serving in the role of a ferry, sometimes as an excursion vessel, and also for taking parties to witness launchings.