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DUCHESS

DUCHESS prior to leaving for Manchester on the trial voyage for the Thorneycroft “gas motor”, January 1906

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Craft

Fleet No

Built at

Hull

Cost

Owner

Launch Date

DUCHESS

None

Fazeley Street

Steel

 

Fellows Morton & Co

1889

Pre FMC History

Date

Purchased from Fellows Morton & Co for £625

3.7.1889 (1.1.1889)

Steamer Registrations

Place

PH Number

Captain

Date Inspected

Date Registered

Birmingham (for FM & Co)

Birmingham (for FMC)

678

841

 

Andrew Humphries

2.3.1889

26.1.1893

12.3.1889

16.2.1893

Steamer Gaugings

Place

Gauging Number

Notes

Date

Port of London

9436

Part of original bulk application.

 Noted sold to Humphreys.

Also “William Wood 1177”(?)

14.9.1894

7.4.1900

Hull Composition

Mild steel

Maintenance

Date

 

 

Boiler

Type

Tubes

PSI

Cost

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maintenance

Date

 

 

Engine

 

Maintenance

Date

 

 

Propeller Shaft

 

Maintenance

Date

 

 

Steamer History

Date

Listed at Waterman’s Hall No 1396 (15 ton) as Steam Carrying Tug

20.5.1890

Fate

Sold to Harold and Edgar Humphrey, Abingdon for £575 and reregistered Bhm 860

Date

16.6.1893

 

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