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Originally intended GUCCC pairing with butty No 344, Rigal, but probably paired with No 272, Dubhe.

PHOTOGRAPHS: please click on Dorado which is listed in "Iceboats, Tugs, Launches" section.

3/1941            Requisitioned by Ministry of War Department for London Fire Service, based on Surrey Canal

by 5/1944        Returned by MOWT to GUCCCo

1/1/1948          Passed to BTC (D&IWE), SE Division fleet, Fleet No 36

1/10/1953        Passed to BTC (BTW)

1/1/1963          Passed to BWB by1965            Transferred to Maintenance, Hillmorton

c1966            shortened to 45ft tug

c2003            Sold to private owners and maintained in tug form