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Posted: Sun Oct 16, 2011 6:17 pm
Photo by Charlie Hill
Posted: Sun Oct 16, 2011 6:50 pm
LLOYDSMAN (1971 - 1973)
O.N. 342704. 2,040g. 307n. 1,988d. 264' 8" x 48' 1" x 24' 3½"
Two, 10-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (400 x 460mm) Pielstick type engines by Crossley Premier Engines Ltd., Manchester, geared to a single shaft with a controllable pitch propeller. 16,000bhp. 18kts. 135 tons bollard pull. Thwartship thrust propeller forward.
7.8.1970: Keel laid by Robb Caledon Shipbuilders Ltd., Leith (Yard No. 509) for United Towing Ltd.
16.2.1971: Launched by Lady Mance, wife of Sir Henry Mance – Chairman of Lloyds.
20.2.1973: Sold to United Towing (Lloydsman) Ltd., (United Towing (Ocean Tugs) Ltd., managers), Hull.
17.3.1978: Owner restyled as United Towing (Hawkins) Ltd., (same managers), Hull.
3.10.1979: Sold to Oscelsing Pte. Ltd., (Selco (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.,managers), Singapore and renamed SALVISCOUNT.
1986: Transferred to Armco Pacific Investments Inc., (same managers), Singapore.
1988: Sold to Gadani Beach based shipbreakers.
Posted: Sun Oct 16, 2011 8:06 pm
Only ever saw her once, she was crossing KG dock from the dry dock to 3 quay, long before I was taking photos or had a dock permit.
Posted: Mon Oct 17, 2011 10:10 am
A pic of her launch and at Greenock during the Icelandic Cod War in November 1974 when she was based there for a while.
Re: LLOYDSMAN (1971)
Posted: Wed Oct 19, 2011 9:14 am