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Post by Henk » Sun Nov 03, 2019 12:51 pm

1957 - 1958
Societé de Remorquage et de Sauvetage "Les Abeilles" - Le Havre
Build 1918 at Ferguson Brothers Ltd. – Port Glasgow (238)
53,35 x x 10,39 x 5,46 x m
890 grt (other source 739 grt)
2x 3 cylinder Triple Expansion from the yard
2.400 ihp
In the fleet in 1957 named MINOTAURE from Compagnie Générale Transatlantique – Le Havre
Sold In January 1958 for scrap to Fa. Van Heyghen - Gent (other source Jos de Smedt - Burcht) and March 1958 broken up

Build as ROLLCALL for Royal Navy.
In 1922 renamed ROMSEY by Alexandra Towing Comp. – Liverpool.
In 1929 renamed MINOTAURE by Compagnie Générale Transatlantique – Le Havre.
In June 1940 seized by Deutsche Kriegsmarine at Bordeaux.
From June 1942 in ferry service between Channel Islands
26-06-1944 sunk by a British MTB between Saint Hélier and Saint Malo and beached at Dinard.
In 1947 raised, repaired and back to the owner.
In service February 1948.

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