TUGS

Foremost 22

By Colin Holden

Photo:My uncle Fred Holden while tug master.

My uncle Fred Holden while tug master.

Colin Holden

Photo:Foremost 22 assists ?

Foremost 22 assists ?

Colin Holden

Photo:Uncle Fred on the Foremost 22.

Uncle Fred on the Foremost 22.

Colin Holden

This page was added by Colin Holden on 14/03/2008.
Comments about this page

Nice to see some photos of your Uncle, Colin. I haven't seen them before anywhere else.
The other tug in the middle pic is one of the Dover tugs of the period, the Lady Brassey. Don't know what she's doing with Foremost 22, but the details are down at the museum, I think.

By Andy Gilbert
On 15/03/2008

Hi Colin, the picture of Fred in the cabin of Foremost 22 taken beside the radios. If you look at the entry for Tug crew you will see a photo of my dad sitting in exactly the same position. I would say that those two pics were taken one after the other. I don't remember taking the one of Fred, but I did take the one of my dad and I still have the original back in Australia along with lots of other pics of Meeching and the harbour in general. You know what its like, have new camera must take pics. I even took a photo of Harry Dottrill at the engine room controls of Foremost 22. Harry was the Chief Engineer at the time and I believe he lived in Norman Rd. I have to  say, Colin that you have a wonderful collection of photos and I dare say you have some of Fred's old collection.
Keep putting them online Colin, they are great.

By Jim Still
On 19/03/2008

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