K-Toulson at Pipers Wharf

The C.Crawleys tanker K-Toulson arrived at Pipers Wharf drydock over the weekend towed by AICIRTRON.

It is thought she has been sold abroad for use as a tanker.

Built as the BEECHCROFT in 1966 for BOWKER & KING , she was renamed K-TOULSON by Crawley in 1990 who also moved her wheelbox to its current position.

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BROKE ADRIFT FROM DENTON MOORINGS, RIVER THAMES, AND STRANDED OFF COALHOUSE POINT ON 16/10/87 DURING A VIOLENT STORM. REFLOATED WITH TUG ASSISTANCE LATER SAME DAY. NO DAMAGE OR POLLUTION REPORTED.
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HAD FIRE WHILE MOORED AT IMPERIAL WHARF, GRAVESEND ON 29/07/02. WELDING WORK WAS BEING CARRIED AT TIME OF INCIDENT. DECK COVERED IN FUEL OIL, FIRE BRIGADE HAVE LAID PREVENTIVE LAYER OF FOAM.

TWO INJURED FROM FIRE.

 

K-Toulson with Crawleys newly painted in 1994
Photo  Zambras

As BEECHCROFT 
Photo: Phil English 1981

Being towed to Drydock this weekend after she sat at Greenhithe for a few years laid up
Photo: Mike Robinson

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  • February 15, 2015 at 10:12 pm
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    Well
    K Toulson is now going to be stripped for a very new lease of life, luxury floating apartments

    Reply

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