WATERLOO (1977)

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WATERLOO (1977)

Post by Flyers » Sun Oct 23, 2011 2:03 pm

WATERLOO

1977 WATERLOO, 1984 GHORBAN

Registered: IMO 7404827 /(GBR)ON 364450
179 DWT, 315 GRT,
L33,86m(30,05), B9,61m(9,15), Dr4,350m, Dp4,81m -
fifi
1 cpp, 2x diesel 4t 8cyl Ruston type 8RKCM, 3520bhp-2589kW,
sp 13,5kn, bp 54t

WATERLOO
1977: Built by "Richard Dunston (Hessle) Ltd" at Hessle (GBR) (YN H909)
1977 -xx/06: delivered to "ATCL - Alexandra Towing Co Ltd" at Liverpool (GBR)(GBR flag, regd Liverpool, ON 364450, c/s GWAV)
1980: chartered for 8 months to Algeria (ALG)
1984: To the Iran Government (Ports & Shipping Organisation) at Bandar Busher (IRN), renamed GHORBAN(IRN flag, regd Bandar Bushehr, c/s EQKT, MMSI:422358000)
2011: status U/K
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Re: WATERLOO (1977)

Post by Bill Harvey » Sun Oct 23, 2011 4:08 pm

WATERLOO (3) (1977 - 1984) fire-fighting tug.
O.N. 364450. 315g. 0n. 33.86 x 9.61 x 4.35 metres.
Two, 8-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (254 x 305mm) Ruston 8RKCM vee type engines by Ruston Diesels Ltd., Newton-le-Willows, geared to a single controllable pitch propeller operating within a Kort steerable nozzle. 3,500bhp. 13½ kts. 50 tons bollard pull.
16.7.1974: Ordered from Richard Dunston (Hessle) Ltd., Hessle (Yard No. H.909) by Alexandra Towing Company Ltd.
21.12.1976: Launched.
15.6.1977: Completed (£660,000).
1984: Sold to the Government of The Islamic Republic of Iran (Ports and Shipping Organization) and renamed GHORBAN.
11.2010: Still in service.

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