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In May 2001 the Australian Adsteam group of companies took over the Howard Smith Ltd operations. The following vessels were transferred from the Gravesend fleet :-
 
COBHAM: EGERTON: FORMIDABLE: SHORNE: SUN LONDON: SUN ANGLIA: SUN MERCIA: SUN SURREY: SUN SUSSEX: SUN THAMES:
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Page last updated 27-8-2009
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 ADSTEAM REDBRIDGE
 
 
Built 1995 by Yorkshire Dry Dock Co Ltd, Hull. YN339. FiFi tug. L33m. B11.7m. D4.8m. 399grt. 4106bhp. 2x 9cyl Kromhout/Stork/Wartsilla 9FHD240 diesel engines. 2x voith units. Speed 12.5kn. BP45t. Acquired 2002. ON728427 IMO9116888 Callsign MVDF6.
 
8-1995 Delivered to Southampton, Isle of Wight and South of England RMSP Co Ltd, Southampton, named Redbridge. 2002 Owners Adsteam UK Ltd., Southampton. 2005 Renamed Adsteam Redbridge. 4-2007 Owners Svitzer UK Ltd. 9-2009 Renamed Svitzer Redbridge during refit on River Tees.
 
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ADSTEAM TRIMLEY
 
 
Built 1991 by Richards (Shipbuilders) Ltd., Lowestoft. YN584. FiFi tug. L30.6m. B10.2m. D4.2m. 371grt. 3512bhp. 2x 6cyl Ruston 6RK270M diesel engines. 2x Aquamaster units. Bowthruster. Speed 12kn BP43t. Acquired 1991. ON720139 IMO9001693 Callsign MMQU9.
 
3-1991 Delivered to ATCL, Harwich, named Trimley.  1993 Owners Howard Smith Towage Ltd., Harwich. 2001 Owners Adsteam UK Ltd., Felixstowe. 8-2006 Renamed Adsteam Trimley. 14-1-2008 Assisted City of Sunderland [9576grt] aground on Happisburgh Sands .
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LADY CECILIA
 
 
Built 1991 by McTay Marine Ltd, Bromborough. YN93. FiFi tug. L30.58m. B11.5m. D3.4m. 364grt. 4800bhp. 2x Ruston 6RK270M diesel engines. 2x Voith units. Speed 12knots. BP53t. Acquired 2001. ON820303. IMO8919207. Callsign MNXE5.
 
6-1991 Delivered to Humber Tugs Ltd., Grimsby. 1993 owners Howard Smith (UK) Ltd., Hull. 2001 Owners Adsteam (UK) Ltd, Grimsby. 2005 Transferred to Thames fleet. 4-2007 Owners Svitzer (UK) Ltd. 2009 Renamed Svitzer Cecilia.
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