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Name Official number Flag IMO
DEXTEROUS    GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1957  21/08/1956   
Vessel type Vessel description
Tug Towing  Steel Diesel-electric  
Builder Yard Yard no
Yarrow & Co. Ltd., Glasgow   2089 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
473 grt /  / 700 disp 157.0 ft  30.0 ft  15.0 ft  10.0 ft 
Engine builder Davey, Paxman & Co. Ltd., Colchester
Engine detail
Diesel-electric paddle tug. 4x12Cyl Paxman 12YHAXZ diesels of 1800 bhp total driving DC generators. 2xBritish Thompson Houston electric motors of 1640 bhp total driving independent paddle wheels. 13knots 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Port Auxiliary Service     
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service. 
Vessel history
Director Class paddle tug - Pennant A93. Primarily used to assist aircraft carriers in Gibraltar Naval Dockyard. 
Remarks
Beam 60 ft over paddle boxes.
Bollard pull 16tons.
Range 5900 miles @ 13knots.
Complement 22. 
End year Fate / Status
1981  Broken Up  
Disposal Detail
11/1981 towed from Gibraltar for scrapping at Seville  
 

 



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