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FLYER

Posted: Mon Nov 04, 2013 4:22 pm
by Henk
FLYER
1999 - 2000
BV Bergings & Transport Bedrijf Van Den Akker - Vlissingen
Build 1988 in France
12,72 x x 4,80 x x 0,80 m
27.18652 IVR
2x 4SA 6 cylinder Volvo Penta type TAMD71A Nrs.2071088026 + 2071088027 each connected to a Hamilton waterjet
696 bhp; 512 kW
In the fleet 13-01-1999 named COASTAL FLYER from Rederij Waterweg BV - Workum
01-01-2000 brought in with Unie van Redding & Sleepdienst Nederland BV - Terneuzen

Sailed until 10-09-1995 named PILOTINE 8 with Pilotstation Dunkurque - Duinkerken

Photo's: Leon de Hoop

Re: FLYER

Posted: Sat Nov 23, 2013 11:54 am
by leontug
First named Coastal Flyer, later renamed Flyer.

Re: FLYER

Posted: Sat Nov 23, 2013 10:00 pm
by leontug
In 2003 sold to Bay Towage and Salvage Ltd., Barrow in Furness.
In 2007 she capsized and sank in rough weather, later she was salvaged and laid up in Barrow.
After that no trace of her.
Unknown if she was scrapped or re-sold.

Shipyard was S.A.R.L., Dieppe
Engines were 2 Volvo Penta TAMD71A total output 512 kW / 696 Bhp
Propulsion were 2 Hamilton water jets

I sailed on her for almost 1 year in Denmark

cheers

Leon