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A

 

Builder Grangemouth Dockyard?
Official Nr 65785
Yard Nr  
Launched 1873
Delivered  
Length 66 ft
Beam 18 ft
Gross 66 tons
Deadweight  
Engine 2 cyl steam compound?

Built for the Leith, Hull and Hamburg Steam Packet Co., owned by James Curry of Leith, "A" was employed, as were most of their lighters, on the transhipment of cargo along the Monklands and Forth and Clyde Canals between Port Dundas in Glasgow and the ports on the Firth of Forth.

In 1914 her registration moved to Southampton, where it remained until at least 1940.

I don't know how many of these alphabetically named lighters that they owned although all powered ones that I have been able to identify have been listed  Some were sailing vessels and these are not included.