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Kingston Mouldings
Kingston Mouldings

Hull Length:990mm (39") Beam:225mm (9") Scale:1/70th
As was the case with Lloydsman, Salvageman was originally owned by United Towing of Hull, and was Britain's largest and most powerful ocean going salvage tug for many years, taking part in the Falklands War in 1982. With 11,000bhp and twin controllable pitch propellers, Salvageman both is both powerful and manoeuvrable. The hull is moulded with the all bulwarks & rubbing strips, and also the anchor and stern recesses. In recent years, the tug has been bought by Klyne Tugs of Lowestoft, renamed Anglian Prince, and converted into an anchor handling and coastguard/rescue/fire-fighting vessel. Apart from an eye-catching new colour scheme, the alterations are relatively minor, so full details are also provided for building the model in its latest guise as Anglian Prince. The first photo shows Anglian Prince demonstrating the fire fighting equipment, and the third photo is a good early shot of Salvageman in the standard United Towing colour scheme of her original owners.