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Saturday, 7 August 2010


Ship No 444

The JOHN HERBERT was a twin screw diesel tug.

She was ordered by the Preston Dock Commission, for work at the then busy port.

She was one of a two ship order at 146 tons, with a length of 86 feet and a beam of 23 feet with a design draught of 12 feet.

She served in the Preston docks until 1976 when she was sold to Liechtenstein interests. Named after a member of the local council, she was launched in 1955.

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