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Name Official number Flag IMO
FLYING CHILDERS  365010  GBR  7392830 
Year built Date launched Date completed
1976  18/12/1975  21/05/1976 
Vessel type Vessel description
Tug Towing  Steel Motor Vessel  
Builder Yard Yard no
Robb Caledon Shipbuilders Ltd., Leith Victoria Shipyard  519 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
326 grt / 0 nrt / 287 dwt 38.13 m  9.63 m  3.97 m   
Engine builder Ruston Paxman Diesels Ltd., Newton-le-Willows
Engine detail
Oil 4SCSA 12cyl (254 x 305mm) type 12RKCM, 2640bhp, 1-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Clyde Shipping Co., Glasgow  Glasgow  21/03/1976 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1994 Clyde Tugs Ltd. - Cory Towage Ltd., Glasgow
1996 Reid Heavy Lift Marine Group, Newquay
05/1999 Barcazas Dominicia SA, Santo Domingo (remained at Greenock)
09/2000 owners bankrupt 
Vessel history
06/04/1995 sank in Kyle of Lochalsh after striking a submerged rock, raised and laid up at Greenock 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
2011  Broken Up  
Disposal Detail
2010/2011 reported broken up at Penzance. 
 

 



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