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MM2090 Blackboys Plan

SKU: MM2090
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MM2090 Blackboys Plan

As featured in Model Boats December 2007


Dessigned by James Pottinger this one page 1/20 scale Tug plan is based on a small Thames tug still in service (In 2006) but under another name.


A brief history of the Blackboy

1958: Completed by E.C. Jones & Son (Brentford) at Brentford
1958: Delivered to Thames Steam Tug & Lighterage Co Ltd at London
Regd: London, Order Number 187780
1963: Taken over by Thames & General Lighterage Co Ltd at London
1970: Renamed General V
1980: Taken over by Cory Lighterage Co Ltd at London
1982: To J. Darling
1984: To Cleanaway Ltd at London, renamed Caspar C
2002: To Environment Agency at London renamed Falconbrook
2006: Still in service