This is the steam tug Brent built in 1945 and now moored along side the promenade at Maldon. She Worked in the Dredging Department of the PLA (Port of London Authority) Dock System from 1946 until she was laid up in 1969. In 1971 she was saved from the breakers yard by a private buyer who still owns her.
Photograph taken July 19 2007.
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