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Your Boat Photos
Red Finess, ex SD Spaniel (you can just make out the old name under the new one). Belonging to Troon tug Company Limited, and berthed in Troon harbour on the 28/02/2011.
This is a 'Dog' class tug. SD SPANIEL is the oldest survivor, having been built in 1967 by Appledore Shipbuilders. She is a 28.65 metre long vessel, and a gross tonnage of 152 tons, with a bollard pull of 16 tonnes.
Picture added on 15 March 2011 at 08:25
Appledore Shipbuilders, United Kingdom