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Thomas More (later Wilford II )
Built in 1905 by J I Thornycroft at Southampton
Engines : Compound Diagonal by Scott of Greenock
Length : 130 feet
120 Gross Registered Tons

Served London County Council's River Thames service from Greenwich to Hammersmith from 1905-1907
Sold in 1909 to Escaut & Rupel  for use out of Antwerp, Belgium along with sister-ship Francis Drake and renamed Wilford II
Requisitioned in 1916 for use in Mesopotamia as PT 61

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