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GEORGES LETZER

Post by Henk » Sun Sep 05, 2010 8:07 pm

GEORGES LETZER
1974 - 1992
Unie van Redding & Sleepdienst NV - Antwerpen.
Delivered November 1945 by Cochrane & Sons Ltd.- Selby. (1301)
37,65 x 8,41 x 4,12 x 3,89 m.
294 grt.
O.R.M.B.
5129227 Lloyds Register.
3 cylinder Triple Expansion from Franklin Machine & Foundry Corporation - Providence (Rhode Island); In 1964 motorised 4SA 8 cylinder Klöckner/Humboldt/Deutz, 400x580; 2x 4SA 6 cylinder Deutz 105 bhp each connected to agenerator 63 kW/220 V/50 Hz; 1x 4SA 4 cylinder Deutz 70 bhp connected to a generator 40 kW/ 220 V/50 Hz; 1x 4SA 2 cylinder Deutz 18 apk connected to a harbour generator 6 kW/220 V/50 Hz; FiFi with Ruhr-pump driving by a a Hansa diesel enginen 136 bhp capacity 180 m3/hr at 13 Bar; 1 monitor in the mast; foamtank 10 tons; 1 transportable dieselpump 160 tons and 2 pumps 100 tons each.
800 ihp; after 1964, 2.200 bhp.
14 knots.
27 tons BP.
In 1974 brought in by Sleepdienst Letzer NV - Antwerpen.
In November 1992 renamed HILDE by Northern Europe Shipping Ltd.- Gent.(B){De Neef - Antwerpen}
From 1945 till 1947 named EMPIRE MARTHA with British Ministery of Transport.
From 1947 till 1949 named FOREMAST 109 with James Contracting & Shipping Co.Ltd.- Southampton.
In 1949 renamed GEORGES LETZER by SleepdienstLetzer NV - Antwerpen.
In 1964 motorised and rebuild at Boom.
In 1981 in Terneuzen again rebuild at Terneuzense Scheepsbouw Maatschappij.
Beginning of 1992 in Terneuzen laid up and offered for sale.
In November 1992 renamed HILDE by fa. De Neef, Antwerp / Northern Europe Shipping Ltd., Gent.
In 1994 to Jac. Bakker & Zn - Brugge for scrap.

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Re: GEORGES LETZER

Post by wimkosten » Thu Sep 09, 2010 8:35 pm

And a small addition, while at Terneuzen after 1992 she was renamed HILDE.
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HILDE at TSM yard Sluiskil, 12-03-1993.

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Re: GEORGES LETZER

Post by Henk » Thu Sep 09, 2010 8:38 pm

Thanks Wim, never saw that picture!
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Re: GEORGES LETZER

Post by Jaap Bijl » Fri Sep 10, 2010 8:49 am

1992 (11) as HILDE owned by fa. De Neef, Antwerp / Northern Europe Shipping Ltd., Gent.
1994 Jac. Bakker & Zn., Brughe.
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Re: GEORGES LETZER

Post by Henk » Fri Sep 10, 2010 5:25 pm

Thanks Jaap!
Have added your information!
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