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'ALFRED BANNISTER'


SECOND TUG FOR GRIMSBY LAUNCHED

Launched from the Knottingley shipyard of John Harker Ltd., on Thursday, was the second of two single screw tugs built for the Grimsby Exchange Ltd., for general duties at Grimsby. It was launched and named by Mrs G.C. Loft, wife of the Grimsby company's general manager.
The vessel measures 52 feet by 18 feet 6 ins, with a gross tonnage of approx. 40 tons. Main propulsion is by a diesel engine developing 200 bhp at 600 rpm, and the auxiliary set is an air cooled engine developing 11.5 bhp at 600 rpm.
The 'Alfred Bannister' was the 257th vessel launched at the Knottingley shipyard.
Pontefract & Castleford Express, 3rd October 1963, p6

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