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Monday, 6 September 2010

CHARLES HEARN

CHARLES HEARN
Ship No 475


Was a twin screw diesel tug ordered by the Preston Dock Commission, she was 139 Grt. Another in the long list of tugs built in Leith shipyards.

She had a length B.P. of 83 feet and a beam of 23 feet, with a design draught of 12 feet.

She was to work in the port of Preston for many years before being sold on to Howard Marine, the picture is from her former Master Alan J. Hughes, when she was renamed Kinghow. (seen above in Howard Marine colours).

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