Steam Tug 'Barking' on the Thames at Tower Bridge - HDR

Colin  Williams Photography

Farnborough, United Kingdom

Artist's Description

A 3 shot HDR processed in Photomatix Pro

Fuji Fs 100, tripod mounted.

SS ‘Barking’ is a converted motor tug 54 ft LOA x 13 ft beam x 5 ft draft. Built in 1928 at the Faversham Shipyard of J Pollock Sons & Co. Ltd. In 1979

‘Barking’ (her original name) was built for the Gas, Light and Coke Co as a Thames Barge tug and was fitted with a 120 BHP Bolinder hot-bulb oil engine. She would have towed up to four lighters on the tideway.

Her present owner converted her to steam.

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