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Name: RTC NO 16
Type: Hopper
Launched: 11/08/1902
Completed: 10/1902
Builder: R Stephenson & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 76
Dimensions: 327grt, 185nrt, 120.0 x 28.2 x 11.6ft
Engines: C2cyl (15, & 30 x 24ins), 38nhp
Engines by: Hedley & Boyd, North Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 129791
History:
10/1902 Tyne Improvement Commissioners, Newcastle
1908 Renamed TIC NO 16
1961 Broken up
Comments: Some sources say launched on the 12th
20/12/1961: Arrived at Gateshead to be broken up by JJ King & Co


Above photo as TIC NO 16 courtesy of Norman Dunn

Above photo copyright of Tyne & Wear Museums