There aren’t so many tugs on the river Clyde today as there are far fewer ships than forty years ago. However there are still some very interesting tugs to be found there.

The 384gt Svitzer Milford of Svitzer Marine. She was built in 2004 by Baltijos LS at Klaipeda, Lithuania.
The 384gt Svitzer Milford of Svitzer Marine. She was built in 2004 by Baltijos LS at Klaipeda, Lithuania.

 

The 42gt Beaver Bay and the 30gt Boojum Bay tied up at Greenock. The Beaver Bay was built in 1978 by Scheepswerf Damen at Gorinchem as the Loch Shiel. The Boojum Bay was built in 1964 by Constructie en Scheepsbouw van Santen at Sliedrecht as the Nige. In 1965 she became Medway and joined Clyde Marine as Boojum Bay in 1991.
The 42gt Beaver Bay and the 30gt Boojum Bay tied up at Greenock. The Beaver Bay was built in 1978 by Scheepswerf Damen at Gorinchem as the Loch Shiel. The Boojum Bay was built in 1964 by Constructie en Scheepsbouw van Santen at Sliedrecht as the Nige. In 1965 she became Medway and joined Clyde Marine as Boojum Bay in 1991.

The 50gt Battler of Clyde Marine at Greenock. She was built in 2004 by Scheepswerf Damen at Gorinchem.
The 50gt Battler of Clyde Marine at Greenock. She was built in 2004 by Scheepswerf Damen at Gorinchem.

The 135gt Clyde Marine Tug Bruiser was built in 2007 by Tczew Shipyard in Poland. She is seen here at Greenock with the company’s launch Terrier in the foreground.
The 135gt Clyde Marine Tug Bruiser was built in 2007 by Tczew Shipyard in Poland. She is seen here at Greenock with the company’s launch Terrier in the foreground.

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