ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
ACKLAM CROSS
Type
DIESEL ELECTRIC TUG
Date
1933
Description
Yard Number: 728

Listed in Shipbuilding and Shipping Record as having the following owner at launch: Robinson & Crosthwaite, Middlesbrough. Vessel was the first British diesel electric tug.
Trials took place during week of 27 August.

Remained with Tees Towing Co. Middlesbrough until 1965 when sold to Mediterranean Salvage & Towing Co. Ltd., Malta and renamed FOX TERRIER (1965).

Foundered 17th February 1969 in Lat. 32 20N., Long. 18 31E., in heavy weather whilst in tow from Malta to Zueitina.


Owner
Tees Towing Co. Ltd, Middlesbrough
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Dimensions
length 90 3/12' x breadth 22 1/12' x depth 11 3/6'
Gross Tonnage: 150 ton

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