ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
ATLANTIC COCK
Construction
STEEL
Type
TUG
Date
1932
Official Number
162687
Description
Yard Number: 639
Date of Build/Launch: March 1932

1967: Owners Wm. Watkins Ltd Ship Towage (London) Ltd
1970: Broken up in Belgium

From "British Steam Tugs" by P. N. Thomas, 1983, p.137:
"The civilian tugs suffered losses due to enemy action... the London tug "Atlantic Cock" was badly damaged in the same explosion.." [This was when the ATLANTIC COCK was working alongside THE FLYING KITE in the dock, and a mine exploded beneath THE FLYING KITE].
Shipowner
Gamecock Steam Towing Co., London
Shipbuilder
A. HALL & Co.
Dimensions
length 96 3/12' x breadth 25 1/12' x depth 12 9/12'
Gross Tonnage: 182 tons

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