Author: SWC

Eventually on 2 September 1878, with the naval tugs Manly, Samson and Malta surrounding the Eurydice, and hoses from their steam pumps on the deck of the Eurydice, pumping was commenced when low water was at 07.30, and by 10.00, floatation was achieved. The tug Grinder then took the Eurydice in tow and slowly moved to Portsmouth with the three tugs keeping station alongside, eventually berthing the Eurydice in the north corner of the Dockyard, alongside a hulk named Laurel. The Eurydice was foun [...]