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tuggie
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PostSubject: RUMANIA   Wed Feb 15, 2017 4:09 pm

Scratchbuilt on fibreglass hull

RUMANIA
Built 1919 by Philip and Son, Dartmouth. YN499. Steel Screw Tug. L86.2'. B21'. D10.4'. 148grt. 450ihp 2cyl 15"x32" 24" stroke  compound steam engine by builder. Acquired 1928. Disposed 1935. Official No. 145733. Call sign MPDN.
 
1919 Completed for War Office [Inland Water Transport Dept]  as HS79. 1921 Sold to Crichton, Thompson & Company Ltd., London. 10-1923 Sold to William  Guy,  Cardiff, renamed Welsh Rose. 6-1928 Acquired by William Watkins Ltd., London, renamed Rumania. 14-5-1935 Sold to Nash  Dredging Ltd., London for £4500. 27-5-1935 Towed from Ramsgate to Dover to be re-boilered. Converted to oil fired boiler. 29-5-1935 Towed back to Ramsgate by tug Simla. 1940 Sold to Government of Trinidad and Tobago, renamed St. David. 1954 Scrapped.




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PostSubject: Re: RUMANIA   Thu Feb 16, 2017 8:42 am

Nice looking boat with a nice lot of history 2thumbsup 2thumbsup
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PostSubject: Re: RUMANIA   Fri Feb 17, 2017 10:27 am

Great boat.  lol! lol! lol! lol! lol! lol! lol!
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PostSubject: Re: RUMANIA   Fri Feb 17, 2017 8:50 pm

WOW fantastic looking tug...nicly built as well.........MORE MORE


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