SJ3392 : Steam tug/tender Daniel Adamson

taken 8 years ago, near to Seacombe, Wirral, Great Britain

Steam tug/tender Daniel Adamson
Steam tug/tender Daniel Adamson
This vessel was built in 1903 as the Ralph Brocklebank as a steam tug and passenger tender. Later becoming the Daniel Adamson and acting also as the directors' inspection launch for the Manchester Ship Canal. Retired in the 1980s she was on display at the Boat Museum at Ellesmere Port SJ4077 : Ellesmere Port Boat Museum but by 2004 was derelict and about to be scrapped. Fortunately she was saved by dedicated enthusiasts and is now being restored to planned steam operation. This is hoped to be in 2012, Lottery funding willing.
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SJ3392, 149 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 11 September, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 13 September, 2010
Category
Historical ship   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 333 929 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:25.7411N 3:0.2647W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 333 929
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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