TID 3 (BEACON) shown lying off the R.N.A.D. Depot at Upnor on the River Medway and sporting the Admiralty Armament markings of thin white band over and under a thin red band on her funnel, with a red band around her hull. The innermost vessel is the Armament Coaster OBUS, which was used to carry the first British Atom Bomb from Essex to Stangate Creek, where it was loaded onto H.M.S. PLYM.

TID 3 towing in Portsmouth Harbour. Note the different type spark arrester fitted to her funnel.

Another view of TID 3 working in Portsmouth Harbour.

Moored up after a day's work.

TID 3 in the process of being broken-up at Pound's Yard, Portsmouth. One of the first cuts was to remove the funnel.

A good view of the boiler-room, with the port-side bunker exposed and the engine room with the engine in place.

The main engine being lifted out by crane.

The upturned cylinder head.