built by Blackwood & Gordon Paisley and Port Glasgow,
Yard No 204 Engines by Blackwood & Gordon, Port Glasgow
Port of Registry: Leith
Propulsion: L-1cy "grasshopper" type. 40nhp paddle
Launched: Saturday, 18/04/1885
Ship Type: Paddle tug
Ship's Role: Initially towing. Later ferry.
Tonnage: 85 grt, 5 nrt
(1889 27nrt; 1914 34nrt)
Length: 89.0 ft
Breadth: 17.1 ft
Depth: 8 ft
William Arrol, Glasgow.
1890 Forth Bridge Railway Company, Edinburgh.
1890 John S. Wilson, Bo'ness.
1919 James Hogg & others, Bo'ness.
1919 Leith Salvage & Towage Co Ltd, Leith.
Status: Scrapped - 1920
07/05/1885 Registered Glasgow.
1885 Employed on construction of the Forth Railway Bridge.
1890 Although owned by "Tug" Wilson on the Forth, the vessel was used on the Tay ferry service until 1919.
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