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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
SR (1931) 62 y/e 1942
BR 30062 m/e 08/1948

Locomotive Specifics
Class USA
Company History SR
Wheels 0-6-0T
Builder Vulcan Ironwork (USA)
Works Number 4375
To Service During y/e 1942
Withdrawal w/e Sat 01/12/1962
Scrapping During 01/1968 at Cashmore's (Newport)
Service Life 21 yrs , 1 dy

Code Name From Date
  (New) y/e 1942
SOT Southampton Docks 01/01/1948
   Withdrawn w/e 01/12/1962

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
WDN   w/e 01/12/1962

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced

Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
31/01/1947 General New 'West Country' Class completed were 21C153-155. Fourteen of the American type 0-6-0 side tanks have been purchased and are to be numbered 61-74: the U.S.A. Nos. are 1277/84, 4326, 1952/60/66/73 (Vulcan Iron Works Nos. 4375/82/88, 4425/33/39/46/47) and 1264, 1388/96, 1402/18/19 (H. K. Porter Nos. 7420, 7502/10/16/32/33). SLS/194702
31/05/1947 Southampton Docks Some of the U.S.A. 0-6-0 tanks, by Vulcan Iron Works, are already at work in Southern livery: 70 (ex-1960) and 72 (ex-1973) appeared in April, and 62 (ex-1277), 67 (ex-1282) and 66 (ex-1279) in May. Nos. 1959, 1971, and 1974 will soon be out as 64, 68 and 73 respectively. Other engines noted on the Docks in May were: 176 Guernsey, 97 Brittany, 98 Cherbourg, 96 Normandy, 102 Granville, 147 Dinard (all Class 'B.4') and a 0-4-0 saddle tank (name removed) MDE 177 (Barclay 1188/1910) derelict. Also two Stroudley 'E.1' tanks, one of which was 689. 89 Trouville was at Brighton, 82, 87 and 3744 at Eastleigh. A large number of withdrawn locos. still stand at Eastleigh, including W10, 3334 and L.B.S.C.R. 683 now showing the Marsh livery and lining, the S. & M. markings having disappeared; (this last was No. 9 Daphne on the S. & M.R.): also what must be the last L.S.W. duplicate number, 332 with underline. SLS/194708
15/11/1947 Southampton Docks On 15/11/47 the bulk of the work at Southampton Docks was being performed by the ex U.S.A. 0-6-0T's, except for the passenger shunting which is still being carried out by the 'El' 0-6-0T's; only three 'B4's' were noted-all dead. U.S.A. 0-6-0T's in the Docks or on shed comprised:-S.R. Nos. 62-64, 66-69, 72 an 73, also U.S. No. 4326. SLS/194801
30/09/1948 Southampton Docks No. 30062 is also now painted 'British Railways,' etc., in Gill Sans style, with smokebox numberplate. Nos, 81/5 are occasionally in steam, but Nos. 97 an 147 are still out of service in the old fruit warehouse. SLS/194811

Date Event Details Source See Also
1942 To Service To service as Southern Railway Number 62
Built at Vulcan Ironwork (USA), Works Number 4375
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - Southampton Docks (SOT)    
08/1948 Renumbered Renumbered to 30062    
01/12/1962 Withdrawn Condemned as 30062    

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