ROMSEY (1964)

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Patrick Hill
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ROMSEY (1964)

Post by Patrick Hill » Mon Oct 17, 2011 3:50 pm

"Romsey" at Southampton 19/11/1984.
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Bill Harvey
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Re: ROMSEY (1964)

Post by Bill Harvey » Mon Oct 17, 2011 5:18 pm

ROMSEY (3) (1964 - 1990)
O.N. 306715. 173g. 0n. 103' 0" x 27' 0" x 10' 0"
8-cyl. 2 S.C.S.A. (10½" x 13½") Crossley HGN8 type turbocharged engine by Crossley Bros.Ltd., Manchester, geared to a fixed pitch propeller. (per original design spec - 1200bhp. @ 420revs. 16.5 tons bollard pull. 11¾ Kts) 1,350bhp. 12 kts. 21 tons bollard pull.
14.4.1964: Launched by Richard Dunston (Hessle) Ltd., Hessle (Yard No. S.810) for the Alexandra Towing Company Ltd.
6.1964: Completed.
5.1989: Offered for sale (£35,000) through brokers S. C. Chambers & Company Ltd.
31.7.1990: Sold to Oil Transport Company S. A., Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and renamed CARIBE II.
11.2010: Still in service.

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Flyers
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Re: ROMSEY (1964)

Post by Flyers » Tue Feb 28, 2012 8:33 pm

Another shot of one of my old boats.

I think taken around 1991/2 at Port Penrhyn having her bottom scaped. I think at that time she had been sold.

Another good old workhorse. :clap:
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