WORLD WAR ONE VETERAN WAS BUILT TO LAST

WORLD WAR ONE VETERAN WAS BUILT TO LAST

This month, MPA archivist, John Aitken charts the 104-year history of a Montrose-built steam tug. Due to undergo partial re-tubing of her boiler in Liverpool docklands is the Montrose-built steam tug Kerne. Launched from the Waterside yard of The Montrose Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. in late December, 1912 as the Viking, she was taken up by the Admiralty the following year …