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by davidships
Fri Sep 13, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: Les Abeilles
Topic: ABEILLE FECAMP
Replies: 1
Views: 55

Re: ABEILLE FECAMP

As V.B. FECAMP at Le Havre 18/8/2017
VB Fecamp - 2xa.jpg
by davidships
Fri Sep 13, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: Les Abeilles
Topic: ABEILLE DEAUVILLE
Replies: 1
Views: 75

Re: ABEILLE DEAUVILLE

As V.B. DEAUVILLE at Le Havre 18/8/2017
VB Deauville - 2xa.jpg
by davidships
Fri Sep 13, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Les Abeilles
Topic: ABEILLE BARFLEUR
Replies: 1
Views: 89

Re: ABEILLE BARFLEUR

As V.B. BARFLEUR at Le Havre 18/8/2017
VB Barfleur - 2xa.jpg
by davidships
Fri Sep 13, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: Les Abeilles
Topic: ABEILLE No1 (3)
Replies: 1
Views: 39

Re: ABEILLE No1 (3)

early days: 21/1/1946 launched as TID 173 by Henry Scarr Ltd., Hessle (Yard No. 481) for the Ministry of War Transport, London (mng Stanley Lancelot Tottle, Hull, MOWT manager) 20/2/1946 registered at Hull 2/3/1946 completed. Laid up under care and maintenance of Townsend Bros (Ferries) Ltd. 4/1946 ...
by davidships
Fri Sep 13, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: Les Abeilles
Topic: ABEILLE 109, 110, 145, 148, 150 & 152
Replies: 3
Views: 62

Re: ABEILLE 109, 110, 145, 148, 150 & 152

I have no source for the these, but it seems likely that they are nothing to do with "Les Abeilles"
Perhaps later Suez company small tugs, or even some of Abeille 1-7 renamed
Whose navy were they minesweepers with - not listed in British or French navy lists - Egyptian?
by davidships
Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Les Abeilles
Topic: ABEILLE 3
Replies: 1
Views: 39

Re: ABEILLE 3

by davidships
Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Les Abeilles
Topic: ABEILLE 4
Replies: 1
Views: 37

Re: ABEILLE 4

by davidships
Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: Les Abeilles
Topic: ABEILLE 5
Replies: 1
Views: 38

Re: ABEILLE 5

by davidships
Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: Les Abeilles
Topic: ABEILLE 6
Replies: 1
Views: 41

Re: ABEILLE 6

by davidships
Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Les Abeilles
Topic: ABEILLE 7
Replies: 1
Views: 47

Re: ABEILLE 7

by davidships
Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: Les Abeilles
Topic: ABEILLE 2
Replies: 1
Views: 45

Re: ABEILLE 2

I do not think that this one, nor the following, were anything to do with "Les Abeilles" http://forums.clydemaritime.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=112&t=44168 http://forums.clydemaritime.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=112&t=44169 http://forums.clydemaritime.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=112&t=44170 http://forums.clydemariti...
by davidships
Fri Sep 13, 2019 1:35 am
Forum: Les Abeilles
Topic: ABEILLE No1 (2)
Replies: 2
Views: 44

Re: ABEILLE No1 (2)

Probably because there were several French-flag FURETs at the same time, there has been some confusion over this one. I think that this is right: 1915 Nimmerrust NV, Lekkerkerk as NIMMERRUST (NLD) 15/12/1917 Hanse Trouvé, Boulogne as FURET (FRA flag, reg Boulogne, c/s JHTX, ON 49075) 1919 Société de...
by davidships
Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: Les Abeilles
Topic: ABEILLE No1 (4)
Replies: 1
Views: 46

Re: ABEILLE No1 (4)

ABEILLE No.1, with ABEILLE No.3, at Nantes [postcard 1982, Artaud & Cie, Nantes]
Abeille No 1 + 3 - 1.jpg
by davidships
Sun Sep 01, 2019 1:19 am
Forum: Les Abeilles
Topic: ABEILLE ANTIFER
Replies: 1
Views: 105

Re: ABEILLE ANTIFER

Later, as ROBUSTE:
Robuste - 1.JPG
Dunkerque- 28 May 2012
Robuste - 2a.jpg
Dunkerque - 4 Jun 2013
by davidships
Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: S.A.R.H.
Topic: KESTREL
Replies: 1
Views: 959

Re: KESTREL

Clearly on the Scheldt - but what WW2 US-built ship being refloated?
Kestrel - 1.jpg
Sorry - don't know where the photo came from (parked in a file since 2006)
by davidships
Tue May 14, 2019 1:44 am
Forum: Multraship
Topic: MULTRATUG 9
Replies: 6
Views: 3554

Re: MULTRATUG 9

As GOLF, 11/5/2019 on Terneuzen-Gent Canal.
Now owned by L Polderman BV, Hansweert (company owned by Multratug since 1/2019)
Golf - 1xa.jpg
Golf - 3xa.jpg
Golf - 4a.jpg
by davidships
Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Elm 1939 HMS - Admiralty Trawler
Replies: 3
Views: 1701

Re: Elm 1939 HMS - Admiralty Trawler

Mystery solved.
TK BREMEN (IMO 8113487) was lost that date - also built as ELM (Miramar being corrected now)
https://www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?242299
by davidships
Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Elm 1939 HMS - Admiralty Trawler
Replies: 3
Views: 1701

Re: Elm 1939 HMS - Admiralty Trawler

16/12/2011 dragged her anchor and wrecked, 47.38N/3.12W, (from Lorient in Ballast)., and scrapped in situ 2012
Anyone have more on this (apparently sourced from Miramar)?
Seems unlikely for an ancient Mozambique pilot tender that LR has "broken up 1992". Not on wrecksite.eu
by davidships
Sat Jan 12, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Sir Hastings Anderson 1934 - Target Towing Vessel
Replies: 1
Views: 1334

Re: Sir Hastings Anderson 1934 - Target Towing Vessel

Wrongly described (including in Reg Cooley's The Unknown Fleet: The Army's civilian Seamen in War and Peace) as "last of the Steam Towing Vessels".
She was diesel-powered. 8cyl 4-stroke 400 x 750mm 750bhp 12½kn 1-screw
B&W trunk-type, made by H&W Belfast.
by davidships
Mon Sep 24, 2018 11:42 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Decoy 1949 HMS - Destroyer
Replies: 4
Views: 2512

Re: Decoy 1949 HMS - Destroyer

As BAP FERRÉ (DM 74) at Callao
2007: http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/pho ... id=2146222
2010: http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/pho ... id=2147137

Not sure whether she has actually been scrapped now as Peru now has another FERRÉ (PM 211), the former South Korean corvette ROKS GYEONGJU.
by davidships
Mon Jul 30, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: Vroon Offshore
Topic: TELCO SOLENT
Replies: 1
Views: 2574

Re: TELCO SOLENT

Laid up at Terneuzen since at least 2007.
More recently tall foremast added, and in 2018 AIS re-activated, but no movement yet recorded. Seen here 10/6/2018.
by davidships
Tue Apr 17, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: WULF 7
Replies: 1
Views: 1771

Re: WULF 7

At her base at Terneuzen, on charter to Multratug, on 11 April 2018.
Wulf 7 - 3x.jpg
by davidships
Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:05 am
Forum: Sleepdienst Willem Muller
Topic: HOLLAND (6)
Replies: 3
Views: 3366

Re: HOLLAND (6)

As OLLAN at Lekhaven, Rotterdam on 12/4/2018
Ollan - 4x.jpg
Ollan - 1x.jpg
Ollan - 3x.jpg
by davidships
Mon Mar 05, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: S.A.R.H.
Topic: THAMES
Replies: 3
Views: 2774

Re: THAMES

This one now identified by Jaap Bijl and his crew.
by davidships
Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: SD MELTON
Replies: 5
Views: 2429

Re: SD MELTON

Any news of SD MELTON? Last reported 10/2017 at Kyle, but understand has been declared redundant.
by davidships
Wed Jan 31, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: Letzer
Topic: JOHN
Replies: 2
Views: 3302

Re: JOHN

Piet van Damme's Tuglist has additionally:

22.4 x 5.05m
built 1915 by Scheepswerf De Toekomst NV, Boom

but nothing on her ownership 1915-1926 (initially, of course during the German occupation).
by davidships
Sun Aug 27, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: Svitzer Fleet
Topic: SVITZER AVON
Replies: 4
Views: 3605

Re: SVITZER ARGENTUM

7/2017 completed as SANMAR TERMINAL XIX (TRK flag, reg Istanbul, c/s TCA4473, MMSI 271044756)
8/2018 renamed SVITZER AVON (GBR flag, c/s MBUT4, MMSI 232011021)
26/8/2017 sailed Tuzla for Avonmouth.

SVITZER ARGENTUM may have been intended, but never applied
by davidships
Thu Apr 06, 2017 10:20 am
Forum: Svitzer Fleet
Topic: ZEELAND
Replies: 1
Views: 1454

Re: ZEELAND

2015 transferred to Svitzer Amsterdam BV, IJmuiden
1/2017 transferred to Svitzer EuroMed BV, IJmuiden

Based since 1/2/2017 at Lisbon (seen here 15/3/2017)
Zeeland - 2ax.jpg
Zeeland - 1x.jpg
by davidships
Thu Apr 06, 2017 10:13 am
Forum: Svitzer Fleet
Topic: SVITZER SINES
Replies: 5
Views: 2268

Re: SVITZER SINES

at Lisbon 15/3/2017
Svitzer Sines - 4x.jpg
by davidships
Thu Apr 06, 2017 10:10 am
Forum: Svitzer Fleet
Topic: SVITZER SETUBAL
Replies: 2
Views: 1585

Re: SVITZER SETUBAL

at Lisbon 15/3/2017
by davidships
Thu Apr 06, 2017 10:08 am
Forum: Svitzer Fleet
Topic: SVITZER LEIXOES
Replies: 2
Views: 1749

Re: SVITZER LEIXOES

still resting in Lisbon 15/3/2017
by davidships
Thu Apr 06, 2017 10:04 am
Forum: Svitzer Fleet
Topic: SVITZER FUNCHAL
Replies: 4
Views: 3057

Re: SVITZER FUNCHAL

at Lisbon 15/3/2017
by davidships
Thu Apr 06, 2017 10:01 am
Forum: Svitzer Fleet
Topic: MONTEBELO
Replies: 2
Views: 1540

Re: MONTEBELO

at Lisbon 15/3/2017
by davidships
Wed Apr 05, 2017 12:05 am
Forum: Rest of Europe
Topic: MAERSK LABREA
Replies: 4
Views: 2466

Re: MAERSK LABREA

From a long way away against the light!
Entering Lisnave drydocks at Setúbal on 15/3/2017
by davidships
Tue Apr 04, 2017 9:02 pm
Forum: Svitzer Fleet
Topic: SVITZER LISBOA
Replies: 3
Views: 1502

Re: SVITZER LISBOA

At Setúbal on 15/3/2017.
by davidships
Mon Apr 03, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: Svitzer Fleet
Topic: SVITZER ACORES
Replies: 1
Views: 1428

Re: SVITZER ACORES

On a dull dat at Sines on 15/3/2017
by davidships
Mon Apr 03, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: Svitzer Fleet
Topic: SVITZER PORTIMAO
Replies: 1
Views: 1402

Re: SVITZER PORTIMAO

On a dull day at Sines, 15/3/2017
by davidships
Sat Apr 01, 2017 10:34 am
Forum: Svitzer Fleet
Topic: RIO COA
Replies: 1
Views: 1301

Re: RIO COA

Altered again in 2007 to more general-purpose marine contracting tug when she went to Amarre y Desamarre Molina y Hijos SL Ute (Amadesam SL), Mazagón (ESP flag, reg Huelva, ON 5-HU-3-3-07, c/s EC2182) in 2007. Seen at Mazagón in September 2016. Rio Coa - 3x.jpg The Lisbon photos are interesting as s...
by davidships
Wed Dec 21, 2016 2:02 am
Forum: Letzer
Topic: CAPT.(AIN) A.LETZER (3)
Replies: 3
Views: 4311

Re: CAPT.(AIN) A.LETZER (3)

That's excellent, Henk, to have Leopold's info.
This would be in the short period before the 1947 upgrading.
by davidships
Sun Dec 18, 2016 10:38 pm
Forum: Letzer
Topic: CAPT.(AIN) A.LETZER (3)
Replies: 3
Views: 4311

Re: CAPT.(AIN) A.LETZER (3)

Well, it seems that after WW2, the tug re-entered service in Belgium still under the name SERVITOR. Perhaps until the 1947 refit. This photo shows her and another tug towing the Belgian STAVELOT, which places it in 1946-1955. Is the location recognisable? I assuming probably Antwerp. Also note that ...
by davidships
Fri Dec 16, 2016 3:40 am
Forum: Housekeeping
Topic: Moving threads into folders
Replies: 2
Views: 5683

Re: Moving threads into folders

That's fine Stuart. When I have a little bit more time, I'll work through what there is and drop you a note.

Thanks
David
by davidships
Mon Dec 05, 2016 3:28 pm
Forum: Housekeeping
Topic: Moving threads into folders
Replies: 2
Views: 5683

Moving threads into folders

Is it possible to move existing threads into new folders? For example, in tugs, I think that it would be a good idea to have a fleet folder for Boluda Group, like many of those that Henk has created - and then move the existing individual pages of Boluda tugs into that folder. I have looked at a pho...
by davidships
Fri Nov 18, 2016 12:50 am
Forum: Bugsier
Topic: GLADIATOR
Replies: 2
Views: 3026

Re: GLADIATOR

GLADIATOR, probably taken near the Ruytingen buoy off the Belgian coast in July 1914 when a consignment of 19th century rifles from Germany was transferred to the yacht ASGARD to be smuggled into Ireland for the Irish Volunteers, prior to the "Easter Rising" Gladiator - 1x.jpg photo: National Librar...
by davidships
Tue Nov 01, 2016 1:41 pm
Forum: S.A.R.H.
Topic: CONCURRENT
Replies: 8
Views: 5444

Re: CONCURRENT

Can add a little from BV registers, where she first appears in 1880 edition, the last being 1909 67grt 37nrt [no dimensions shown] built 1865 "Grimsby" (iron) engine C2cyl 38",76"x37" 40nhp (initially no engine-builder or boilermaker shown) from BV 1887: 68grt 23nrt, 80.0 x 10.0 x 8.7ft/24.4 x 4.9 x...
by davidships
Wed Oct 12, 2016 9:58 pm
Forum: YACHTING
Topic: RISING SUN
Replies: 11
Views: 2811

Re: RISING SUN

She still doesn't look right to me. Paul commented a while back on her having a refit after only three years from new. In the context of passenger vessels generally (fery or cruise), that is not so remarkable - and bear in mind that such refits are probably mainly to do with the changing tastes and ...
by davidships
Wed Oct 12, 2016 7:03 pm
Forum: Multraship
Topic: MULTRATUG 28 (1)
Replies: 3
Views: 3185

Re: MULTRATUG 28

6/2016 chartered to Iskes & Zoon BV, IJmuiden and renamed EXPERIENCE
10/2016 chartered to Svitzer Marine Ltd, UK, and renamed SVITZER EXPERIENCE at Southampton on 12/10/2016
flag: UK, c/s MAIK8, MMSI 232005199
by davidships
Tue Oct 11, 2016 7:20 pm
Forum: Svitzer Fleet
Topic: WESTGARTH
Replies: 2
Views: 1600

Re: WESTGARTH

7/2016 sold to Rivermond Systems Ltd, Cyprus (Manchester Shipping SA, Ukraine)
reg Monrovia, ON 17595, c/s D5LT5, MMSI 636017595)
8/2016 resold to Cornlex Impex Ltd, Cyprus (mng Intresco Ltd, Odessa)

Not yet renamed.
by davidships
Tue Oct 11, 2016 6:14 pm
Forum: Svitzer Fleet
Topic: SVITZER ORYX
Replies: 1
Views: 1399

Re: VORTEX ORYX

5/2016 chartered and managed by Vortex Offshore DMCEST, Dubai and renamed VORTEX ORYX
Formerly SVITZER ORYX, see viewtopic.php?f=23&t=19222
by davidships
Tue Oct 11, 2016 6:11 pm
Forum: Svitzer Fleet
Topic: SVITZER LYNX
Replies: 1
Views: 1354

Re: VORTEX LYNX

5/2016 chartered and managed by Vortex Offshore DMCEST, Dubai and renamed VORTEX LYNX
Formerly SVITZER LYNX, see viewtopic.php?f=23&t=19223
by davidships
Tue Oct 11, 2016 5:58 pm
Forum: Svitzer Fleet
Topic: SVITZER VIDAR
Replies: 4
Views: 2434

Re: SVITZER VIDAR

Launched 11/2/2005 by Astilleros Zamakona SA, Santurtzi (Yd 614)
2 x M8cyl 4SA 6528bhp 13kn 80tbp 2az. Bergens C25:33L8P

Stationed at Bremerhaven since 31/7/2016

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