There are numerous tugs operating on the Thames today. The larger tugs of Svitzer tend to handle the bigger vessels but there are some very interesting smaller vessels involved in Thames towage.

The 58gt Steven B of Alan C. Bennett & Sons was built in 1971 as the Bever, becoming Steven B in 2001. She has a bollard pull of 15 tonnes.
The 58gt Steven B of Alan C. Bennett & Sons was built in 1971 as the Bever, becoming Steven B in 2001. She has a bollard pull of 15 tonnes.

The 78gt Racia of GPS Marine was built in 1965 as Pieter Goedkoop. In 1982 she was renamed Condor and in 2000 she became Condor IX. She joined GPS Marine in 2002. Recently she was renamed GPS Racia. She has a bollard pull of 9 tonnes.
The 78gt Racia of GPS Marine was built in 1965 as Pieter Goedkoop. In 1982 she was renamed Condor and in 2000 she became Condor IX. She joined GPS Marine in 2002. Recently she was renamed GPS Racia. She has a bollard pull of 9 tonnes.

The 128gt Napia of GPS Marine was built in 1965 at Volharding 12, becoming Napia in 2000. She has a bollard pull of 16 tonnes. In 2014 she was renamed GPS Napia.
The 128gt Napia of GPS Marine was built in 1965 at Volharding 12, becoming Napia in 2000. She has a bollard pull of 16 tonnes. In 2014 she was renamed GPS Napia.

The 79gt Mersina of Cory Environmental Ltd. was built in 1955 as the Repulse, joining Cory in 1957. She has a bollard pull of 10 tonnes.
The 79gt Mersina of Cory Environmental Ltd. was built in 1955 as the Repulse, joining Cory in 1957. She has a bollard pull of 10 tonnes.

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