ss GEORGE BROWN
built by S McKnight Ayr Shipyard,
Yard No 10 Engines by William Kemp, Glasgow
Port of Registry: Irvine
Propulsion: Two direct acting surface condensing steam engines, driving independently coupled paddle wheels, (2 x 1cy) 70nhp
Launched: Tuesday, 11/01/1887
Ship Type: Paddle Tug
Tonnage: 99grt 1nrt
Irvine Harbour Trust Co, Irvine
Status: Scrapped - 07/02/1957
composite iron/steel hull
11/01/1887: Launched for Irvine Harbour Trust. Official Number 68803.
1887: Completed. Named after a former Lord Provost of Irvine.
14/01/1957: Arrived at Troon for scrapping by West of Scotland Shipbreaking Co Ltd.
07/02/1957: Demolition commenced.
08/04/1957: Work completed.
Previous updates by Stuart Cameron and Paul Strathdee, with additional information from Bill Harvey, Bruce Allan, Angus McKinnon and George Robinson.
Photo supplied by G Robinson.
Previous update by John Newth
Last updated: by David Asprey from the original records by Stuart Cameron
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