ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
CRUISER
Construction
STEEL
Type
TUG
Date
1953
Official Number
184984
Description
Yard Number: 744
Engine number 459 - Steam triple expansion 16½” x 27” x 45” with 30” stroke.
1100 i.h.p. 12 knots

Renamed: ARDNEIL

Details from A. Hall data sheet. D.W.T. 165 tons.
Engine listed in LR as built 1942 and refitted 1953 with new boiler, but engine number is correct for 1953 manufacture.

15.01.1953 Launched.
03.1953 Completed.
Owner: Steel & Bennie Ltd., Glasgow
63/64 LR Still steam powered.
64/65 LR Listed as re-engined with Crossley Brothers (Manchester) Ltd. 8 cylinder type CRL8,
2 stroke single acting, 368mm x 483mm, 1350 b.h.p., 12 knots. New 1963.
1969 Owners Ardrossan Harbour Co., renamed ARDNEIL.
1979 Owners Fitag Stiftung, Lichtenstein. (A. & N. Vogel, London, managers.)
1980 Owners A. & N. Vogel, London
1980 Owners Carmet Tug Co. Ltd., Eastham Locks, Cheshire.
1997 Owners Aquatec Diving (International) Ltd., Helston, Cornwall
1999 Owners Aquatec Diving Services Ltd., Tema, Ghana. Renamed from ARDNEIL to ARDNIEL.
2007 Still in service.
Shipbuilder
A. HALL & Co., Aberdeen
Dimensions
length 112 3/12' x breadth 29 1/12' x depth 13 3/6'
Gross Tonnage: 304 ton

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