GANGES (1982)

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Patrick Hill
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GANGES (1982)

Post by Patrick Hill » Mon Oct 17, 2011 3:59 pm

"Ganges" at Felixstowe 21/03/1993.
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Re: GANGES (1982)

Post by Bill Harvey » Mon Oct 17, 2011 5:51 pm

GANGES (1982 - 1996) fire-fighting tug.
O.N. 399351. 281g. 0n. 33.18 x 9.63 x 4.91 metres.
12-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (270 x 305mm) Ruston 12RK270 vee type engine by Ruston Diesels Ltd., Newton-le-Willows, geared to a controllable pitch propeller. 2,640bhp. 13½ kts. 42 tons bollard pull. 2006: Fitted with a bow-jet thruster.
23.2.1982: Launched by Richard Dunston (Hessle) Ltd., Hessle (Yard No. 932) for Alexandra Towing Company (London) Ltd.
14.5.1982: Completed.
1.1.1996: Owners restyled as Howard Smith (London) Ltd.
2000: Transferred to Howard Smith Towage Ltd.
8.10:2001: Owners restyled as Adsteam Towage Ltd.
1.2005: Sold to Londonderry Port and Harbour Commissioners, Londonderry.
3.2005: Renamed CULMORE.
11.2010: Still in service.

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Re: GANGES (1982)

Post by Flyers » Wed Oct 19, 2011 7:31 pm

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