Harland and Wolff - Shipbuilding and Engineering Works



Ceres
  GUCC Fleet No. 27
  Class Star
  Original Type: Motor
  Known As Small Woolwich
  Date Built 25.9.35
  Hull Construction Iron Composite
  Registered BREN 532
  Intended Paring 326
 
History
   
  From September 1935, she worked for the GUCCC in the London Docks taking zinc ingots, steel bars and other cargoes to the Midlands and returning with coal. She may have been laid up from 1938 to 1947 in London. From September 1947 to January 1989, she was a maintenance boat on the Bridgewater canal. The current owner bought her in 1989, after she had sunk for three months the previous year, due to corrosion and lack of maintenance. Between 1989 and 1993 restored by Ian Kemp and the present owner. now unconverted and named MSC No2┬áMSC Co Works Tug No 2  

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