ROLF GERLING

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Henk
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ROLF GERLING

Post by Henk » Sat Apr 23, 2011 5:12 pm

ROLF GERLING
1951 - 1974
Union de Remorquage et de Sauvetage SA - Antwerpen.
Build 1943 hull Nordenwerft Köser & Meyer - Hamburg; completed E.J.Smit & Zoon's Scheepswerf- Westerbroek (736)
28,75 x x 7,80 x 3,25 x m
122 grt.
O.R.P.H.
28535/5298975 Lloyds Register
4SA 6 cylinder Deutsche Werke, 350x500; in 1960 4SA 6 cylinder Klöckner/Humboldt/Deutz, 320x450
660 bhp; after 1960, 1.000 bhp
11 knots;
After 1960, 13 tons BP
In the fleet In 1951 as ALBATROS from W.H.de Ridder's Scheepvaart Maatschappij - Maassluis
In 1974 brought in with Unie van Redding & Sleepdienst NV - Antwerpen.

From 1943 till 1945 named KONDOR with Deutsche Kriegsmarine.
From 1945 till 1948 in service with Royal Navy - Kiel.
From 1948 till 1951 as TOPMAST 10 with Risdon Beazley Marine Trading Co.Ltd.- Southampton.
In 1960 rebuild at Terneuzense Scheepsbouw Maatschappij- Terneuzen.
In 1980 as ROLF GERLING to R.Zorn - Haarlem and resold renamed LUGANO by Permax Panama SA - Basel (B) under Schiss flag.
In 1982 as LUGANO to M.v/d Marel - Vianen.
In 1984 scrapped at Fa. van Heyghen - Gent.
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Re: ROLF GERLING

Post by Jaap Bijl » Sat Apr 23, 2011 8:07 pm

Yard nr. 736 is of Norderwerft Koser & Meijer.
1945-1948 KONDOR, Schlepperkontor (British), Kiel
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Photo I.Bruinsma, (before rebuilding)
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Re: ROLF GERLING

Post by davidships » Mon Jul 11, 2011 9:54 am

A rather battered, undated, postcard
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Re: ROLF GERLING

Post by Henk » Wed Jul 13, 2011 12:02 pm

A unique colour photo David. Must be before 1960
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Re: ROLF GERLING

Post by davidships » Sat Dec 29, 2012 12:14 am

Another pre-1960 view, at Zeebrugge.
Rolf Gerling + Oostende III - 1.jpg
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Re: ROLF GERLING

Post by yorkieman » Sat Nov 16, 2013 11:55 am

A rare sighting of her as TOPMAST No.10 in the River Ouse at Goole on 10/09/1950, photo by Charlie Hill
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TOPMAST No.10 - C.A.Hill 10-09-1950
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Re: ROLF GERLING

Post by Henk » Sat Nov 16, 2013 4:20 pm

Never saw that before George! Most welcome. Thanks a lot for that.
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