Waterway craft and trade on the Aire & Calder, South Yorkshire and Trent systems


Postby northeast » Sat Aug 18, 2012 5:50 pm

This old tug has been lying at Waddington's boatyard at Swinton for many years now, having been much travelled since she was built back in 1928.
Photographed today, 18/08/2012.

Here are her details courtesy of Piet van Damme and David Asprey (Tugtalk site) ...
30grt 3nrt 50.7 x 14.1 x 5.4ft
blt 1928 J Meyers Scheepsbouw Maats, Zaltbommel
1 scr, M4cy Gardner 72bhp 9kn
re-engined 1948 M5cy Ruston, 100bhp 8kn
re-engined 1962 M6cy Kelvin type T6, 180bhp-134kW @1000rpm 10kn

1928 James Dredging, Towage & Transport Co Ltd, London as JUMSEY (ON 160627, reg London)
1947 James Contracting & Shipping Co Ltd, London
1952 Foremost Dredging Co Ltd, London
1965 James Contracting & Shipping Co Ltd, Southampton
1971 Westminster Dredging Co Ltd, London
1978 Tees Marine Services Ltd, Middlesbrough
1978 Tees Inshore River Services Ltd, Middlesbrough
1982 Bailey & Boynton, Hull
1987 (by court) Humber Tugs Ltd, Grimsby
1988 Waterlink Ltd (Rod Atkin & Richard Barnett)
2002 -xx/12: spotted derelict in Waddington's yard at Swinton
2003: ??? owned by Richard Barnett ???

and an old pre-modernisation photo of her at work on the Solent, posted by Whickham courtesy of Geoff Bone
JUMSEY before mod.jpg
Coll. D. Waller / Geoff Bone
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Cheers, George
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Postby TEESMAN » Fri Feb 12, 2016 10:38 am

JUMSEY 231081a.jpg
Tees 23.10.81 Photo Michael Green
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Hull 02.03.85 Photo Michael Green
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Hull 02.03.85 Photo Michael Green
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Hull 02.03.85 Photo Michael Green
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Postby Whickham » Mon Jan 16, 2017 9:46 am

JUMSEY laid up at Goole.

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