Previous names

  • K.G.
Certificate no 2868
Status Registered


Function Service Vessel
Subfunction Tug
Location Richmond Upon Thames
Vessel type Harbour Tug
Current use Commercial Activity
Available to hire Yes
Available for excursions No
Info required No


Builder Cochrane, Bow Creek
Built in 1953
Hull material Steel
Rig None
Number of decks
Number of masts
Propulsion Motor
Number of engines 1
Primary engine type Diesel
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Length: Overall
45.93 feet (14.00 m)
Breadth: Beam
10.83 feet (3.30 m)
To be confirmed
Tonnage: Gross
Air Draft
To be confirmed


KIERA G was built as a dock tug and is a vessel of steel construction with a Rolls Royce diesel engine. She was built by Cochrane of Bow Creek, London in 1953 and was first owned by W J R Whitehair Ltd.. In the 1960s she was owned by Union Lighterage Co. Ltd and in the 1970s by Cubow Ltd.. After purchase by her present owners she remained in commercial service.

Key dates

  • 1953

    Built by Cochrane of Bow Creek

  • 1953

    Owned by W J  R Whitehair Ltd

  • 1960s

    OPwned by Union Lighterage Co. Ltd

  • 1970s

    Owned by Cubow Ltd

  • 1970s

    Owned by Tough and Henderson

  • 1983

    Owned by Hastings Brothers

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