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Yard No. 1643P

Yard Number 1643P was named CLYDE when launched on Wednesday 14/12/1960 by A & J Inglis Pointhouse Glasgow for Clyde Navigation Trust

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1961
Ship Type: Tug & Inspection Launch
Ship's Role: Inspections and conveyance of Trustees on special occasions.Sometimes used for special excursions.
Tonnage: 65 grt, 26 nrt
Length: 69.1/75 feet
Breadth: 16.6 feet

Owner History:
Clyde Navigation Trust
1966 Clyde Port Authority
1973 Donald Maclean, Ullapool
1973 William J Kennedy, Kyle
1984 Invicta Line Cruises Ltd, Chatham
1993 Marine Service SL, Las Palmas

Her main engines were built by L Gardner & Sons Ltd, Manchester , she was powered by Twin diesel 2 x M8cy 152bhp 10kn 2scr

As of 1997 CLYDE is preserved and enjoys a static role

Additional Information:
Last heard of at Las Palmas Gran Canaria 2004

Previous update by Paul Strathdee
Previous update by Stuart Cameron
Photo supplied by Stan Mayes Collection