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Category:Flying Huntsman (tugboat, 1881)

  • built at South Shields for the Clyde Shipping Co. and was acquired by the Limerick Towing Co. for Shannon Estuary towing duties in 1885.
  • Length: 67.5 m
  • Beam: 6.1 m
  • Iron hull with a single expansion engine.
  • She passed to the Waterford SS Co. in 1893 and to the Limerick SS Co in 1907, lasting with them to just before WWI.
  • Limerick used her mainly for towing, but on occasion she was pressed into service carrying passengers on the Estuary.

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