Name MORENO
Type Tug
Year 1911
GRT 204
Engines Steam, 3 cyl. triple expansion by Earle's Company, Hull, 750ihp
Builder GOOLE SHIPBUILDING & REPAIRING CO. LTD.
At GOOLE (Dutch River)
Launch date 28-07-1911
Yard number 141
Owners

Compania Argentina de Navegacin (Nicolas Mihanovich), Buenos Aires

History 03/1916 purchased by the War Office, Inland Waterway Transport Directorate as HS 47. In 1917 loaned to the Admiralty as MORENO. 05/1918 returned to War Office as HS 47. 1921 MORENO, Crichton, Thompson & Co. Ltd., London. 1927 MAX of Remorquages Letzer, Antwerp. 20/05/1940 requisitioned by France while at Dunkirk.
Fate Bombed and set on fire by Luftwaffe at Dunkirk on 29 May 1940, sunk as a blockship around 2 June 1940 during the evacuations from Dunkirk. Later raised and broken up.


MORENO as MAX, photo from collection of Jaap Bijl

and off Dunkerque, origin unknown

 

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