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by davidships
Sat Nov 09, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Robust 1907 HMS - Naval Paddle Tug
Replies: 1
Views: 356

Re: Robust 1907 HMS - Naval Paddle Tug

My father witnessed the arrival of OHIO from amongst the crowds on the bastion at Valletta. He noted in his diary "an ancient harbour tug going out to meet her". Although ROBUST couldn't manage OHIO at sea, she did her duty on arrival - in this photo at starboard amidships, with her distinctive dark...
by davidships
Sat Sep 28, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: Vroon Offshore
Topic: VOS DON QUIXOTE
Replies: 2
Views: 2058

Re: VOS DON QUIXOTE

ICENI REVENGE at Lowestoft 26/9/2019
(not sure why the "Revenge" is not currently painted on - no change to AIS oranything else)
Iceni - 4xa.jpg
by davidships
Mon Sep 23, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Les Abeilles
Topic: ABEILLE No3 (4)
Replies: 3
Views: 743

Re: ABEILLE No3 (4)

1998 sold to SOMATRAM (Société Maritime des Travaux Mediterranée?), Marie-Galante, Guadeloupe and reported working at Pointe-à-Pitre [but may have operated in Algeria] 14/6/2002 for sale at auction moored at St Nazaire Remained laid up/abandoned until at least 4/10/2015, moored at Cordemais, halfway...
by davidships
Mon Sep 23, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: Les Abeilles
Topic: ABEILLE No3 (2)
Replies: 1
Views: 556

Re: ABEILLE No3 (2)

189grt 19nrt [288 is Yd No]

21/4/1955 sailed Le Havre for demolition by J B Hijkerk at Antwerp
by davidships
Mon Sep 23, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Les Abeilles
Topic: ABEILLE No3 (1)
Replies: 2
Views: 528

Re: ABEILLE No3 (1)

64grt
steel hull?
40nhp 180ihp engine by Ets. Mazeline
16/2/1870 trials

19/11/1887 sold to Mme Veuve Touchard-Lallemand, Le Havre
[still in service 1889]
by davidships
Mon Sep 23, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: Les Abeilles
Topic: ABEILLE No2 (1)
Replies: 1
Views: 359

Re: ABEILLE No2 (1)

33grt
engine and boiler by Achille Louvet. Le Havre
30nhp 150ihp
1 April 1867 damaged in collision at Le Havre with a Liverpool steamer - later repaired
by davidships
Mon Sep 23, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Les Abeilles
Topic: ABEILLE No2 (3)
Replies: 2
Views: 436

Re: ABEILLE No2 (3)

Abeille No 2 - 2ax.jpg
photo: Marius Bar?
by davidships
Mon Sep 23, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: Les Abeilles
Topic: ABEILLE No2 (4)
Replies: 1
Views: 367

Re: ABEILLE No2 (4)

IMO 5000847 later: 1985 ASTAN Entreprise de Travaux Publics Sous-Marin-Bugny, Brest (reg Brest) 199x Société d'Armement Collinet SarL, Paimpol 1999 West Africa Marine Logistics Inc (mng Transtar Shipmanagement Inc), Panama & Jersey (reg San Lorenzo, c/s HQUX9) - in service at Malabo [believed still ...
by davidships
Fri Sep 13, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: Les Abeilles
Topic: ABEILLE FECAMP
Replies: 1
Views: 469

Re: ABEILLE FECAMP

As V.B. FECAMP at Le Havre 18/8/2017
VB Fecamp - 2xa.jpg
by davidships
Fri Sep 13, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: Les Abeilles
Topic: ABEILLE DEAUVILLE
Replies: 1
Views: 517

Re: ABEILLE DEAUVILLE

As V.B. DEAUVILLE at Le Havre 18/8/2017
VB Deauville - 2xa.jpg
by davidships
Fri Sep 13, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Les Abeilles
Topic: ABEILLE BARFLEUR
Replies: 1
Views: 464

Re: ABEILLE BARFLEUR

As V.B. BARFLEUR at Le Havre 18/8/2017
VB Barfleur - 2xa.jpg
by davidships
Fri Sep 13, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: Les Abeilles
Topic: ABEILLE No1 (3)
Replies: 1
Views: 221

Re: ABEILLE No1 (3)

early days: 21/1/1946 launched as TID 173 by Henry Scarr Ltd., Hessle (Yard No. 481) for the Ministry of War Transport, London (mng Stanley Lancelot Tottle, Hull, MOWT manager) 20/2/1946 registered at Hull 2/3/1946 completed. Laid up under care and maintenance of Townsend Bros (Ferries) Ltd. 4/1946 ...
by davidships
Fri Sep 13, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: Les Abeilles
Topic: ABEILLE 109, 110, 145, 148, 150 & 152
Replies: 3
Views: 633

Re: ABEILLE 109, 110, 145, 148, 150 & 152

I have no source for the these, but it seems likely that they are nothing to do with "Les Abeilles"
Perhaps later Suez company small tugs, or even some of Abeille 1-7 renamed
Whose navy were they minesweepers with - not listed in British or French navy lists - Egyptian?
by davidships
Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Les Abeilles
Topic: ABEILLE 3
Replies: 1
Views: 472

Re: ABEILLE 3

by davidships
Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Les Abeilles
Topic: ABEILLE 4
Replies: 1
Views: 489

Re: ABEILLE 4

by davidships
Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: Les Abeilles
Topic: ABEILLE 5
Replies: 1
Views: 474

Re: ABEILLE 5

by davidships
Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: Les Abeilles
Topic: ABEILLE 6
Replies: 1
Views: 477

Re: ABEILLE 6

by davidships
Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Les Abeilles
Topic: ABEILLE 7
Replies: 1
Views: 522

Re: ABEILLE 7

by davidships
Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: Les Abeilles
Topic: ABEILLE 2
Replies: 1
Views: 530

Re: ABEILLE 2

I do not think that this one, nor the following, were anything to do with "Les Abeilles" http://forums.clydemaritime.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=112&t=44168 http://forums.clydemaritime.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=112&t=44169 http://forums.clydemaritime.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=112&t=44170 http://forums.clydemariti...
by davidships
Fri Sep 13, 2019 1:35 am
Forum: Les Abeilles
Topic: ABEILLE No1 (2)
Replies: 2
Views: 227

Re: ABEILLE No1 (2)

Probably because there were several French-flag FURETs at the same time, there has been some confusion over this one. I think that this is right: 1915 Nimmerrust NV, Lekkerkerk as NIMMERRUST (NLD) 15/12/1917 Hanse Trouvé, Boulogne as FURET (FRA flag, reg Boulogne, c/s JHTX, ON 49075) 1919 Société de...
by davidships
Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: Les Abeilles
Topic: ABEILLE No1 (4)
Replies: 1
Views: 211

Re: ABEILLE No1 (4)

ABEILLE No.1, with ABEILLE No.3, at Nantes [postcard 1982, Artaud & Cie, Nantes]
Abeille No 1 + 3 - 1.jpg
by davidships
Sun Sep 01, 2019 1:19 am
Forum: Les Abeilles
Topic: ABEILLE ANTIFER
Replies: 1
Views: 379

Re: ABEILLE ANTIFER

Later, as ROBUSTE:
Robuste - 1.JPG
Dunkerque- 28 May 2012
Robuste - 2a.jpg
Dunkerque - 4 Jun 2013
by davidships
Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: S.A.R.H.
Topic: KESTREL
Replies: 1
Views: 1499

Re: KESTREL

Clearly on the Scheldt - but what WW2 US-built ship being refloated?
Kestrel - 1.jpg
Sorry - don't know where the photo came from (parked in a file since 2006)
by davidships
Tue May 14, 2019 1:44 am
Forum: Multraship
Topic: MULTRATUG 9
Replies: 6
Views: 4104

Re: MULTRATUG 9

As GOLF, 11/5/2019 on Terneuzen-Gent Canal.
Now owned by L Polderman BV, Hansweert (company owned by Multratug since 1/2019)
Golf - 1xa.jpg
Golf - 3xa.jpg
Golf - 4a.jpg
by davidships
Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Elm 1939 HMS - Admiralty Trawler
Replies: 3
Views: 1854

Re: Elm 1939 HMS - Admiralty Trawler

Mystery solved.
TK BREMEN (IMO 8113487) was lost that date - also built as ELM (Miramar being corrected now)
https://www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?242299
by davidships
Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Elm 1939 HMS - Admiralty Trawler
Replies: 3
Views: 1854

Re: Elm 1939 HMS - Admiralty Trawler

16/12/2011 dragged her anchor and wrecked, 47.38N/3.12W, (from Lorient in Ballast)., and scrapped in situ 2012
Anyone have more on this (apparently sourced from Miramar)?
Seems unlikely for an ancient Mozambique pilot tender that LR has "broken up 1992". Not on wrecksite.eu
by davidships
Sat Jan 12, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Sir Hastings Anderson 1934 - Target Towing Vessel
Replies: 1
Views: 1486

Re: Sir Hastings Anderson 1934 - Target Towing Vessel

Wrongly described (including in Reg Cooley's The Unknown Fleet: The Army's civilian Seamen in War and Peace) as "last of the Steam Towing Vessels".
She was diesel-powered. 8cyl 4-stroke 400 x 750mm 750bhp 12½kn 1-screw
B&W trunk-type, made by H&W Belfast.
by davidships
Mon Sep 24, 2018 11:42 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Decoy 1949 HMS - Destroyer
Replies: 4
Views: 2656

Re: Decoy 1949 HMS - Destroyer

As BAP FERRÉ (DM 74) at Callao
2007: http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/pho ... id=2146222
2010: http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/pho ... id=2147137

Not sure whether she has actually been scrapped now as Peru now has another FERRÉ (PM 211), the former South Korean corvette ROKS GYEONGJU.
by davidships
Mon Jul 30, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: Vroon Offshore
Topic: TELCO SOLENT
Replies: 1
Views: 3056

Re: TELCO SOLENT

Laid up at Terneuzen since at least 2007.
More recently tall foremast added, and in 2018 AIS re-activated, but no movement yet recorded. Seen here 10/6/2018.
by davidships
Tue Apr 17, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: WULF 7
Replies: 1
Views: 1846

Re: WULF 7

At her base at Terneuzen, on charter to Multratug, on 11 April 2018.
Wulf 7 - 3x.jpg
by davidships
Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:05 am
Forum: Sleepdienst Willem Muller
Topic: HOLLAND (6)
Replies: 3
Views: 3879

Re: HOLLAND (6)

As OLLAN at Lekhaven, Rotterdam on 12/4/2018
Ollan - 4x.jpg
Ollan - 1x.jpg
Ollan - 3x.jpg
by davidships
Mon Mar 05, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: S.A.R.H.
Topic: THAMES
Replies: 3
Views: 3340

Re: THAMES

This one now identified by Jaap Bijl and his crew.
by davidships
Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: SD MELTON
Replies: 5
Views: 2554

Re: SD MELTON

Any news of SD MELTON? Last reported 10/2017 at Kyle, but understand has been declared redundant.
by davidships
Wed Jan 31, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: Letzer
Topic: JOHN
Replies: 2
Views: 3800

Re: JOHN

Piet van Damme's Tuglist has additionally:

22.4 x 5.05m
built 1915 by Scheepswerf De Toekomst NV, Boom

but nothing on her ownership 1915-1926 (initially, of course during the German occupation).
by davidships
Sun Aug 27, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: Svitzer Fleet
Topic: SVITZER AVON
Replies: 4
Views: 3755

Re: SVITZER ARGENTUM

7/2017 completed as SANMAR TERMINAL XIX (TRK flag, reg Istanbul, c/s TCA4473, MMSI 271044756)
8/2018 renamed SVITZER AVON (GBR flag, c/s MBUT4, MMSI 232011021)
26/8/2017 sailed Tuzla for Avonmouth.

SVITZER ARGENTUM may have been intended, but never applied
by davidships
Thu Apr 06, 2017 10:20 am
Forum: Svitzer Fleet
Topic: ZEELAND
Replies: 1
Views: 1532

Re: ZEELAND

2015 transferred to Svitzer Amsterdam BV, IJmuiden
1/2017 transferred to Svitzer EuroMed BV, IJmuiden

Based since 1/2/2017 at Lisbon (seen here 15/3/2017)
Zeeland - 2ax.jpg
Zeeland - 1x.jpg
by davidships
Thu Apr 06, 2017 10:13 am
Forum: Svitzer Fleet
Topic: SVITZER SINES
Replies: 5
Views: 2374

Re: SVITZER SINES

at Lisbon 15/3/2017
Svitzer Sines - 4x.jpg
by davidships
Thu Apr 06, 2017 10:10 am
Forum: Svitzer Fleet
Topic: SVITZER SETUBAL
Replies: 2
Views: 1665

Re: SVITZER SETUBAL

at Lisbon 15/3/2017
by davidships
Thu Apr 06, 2017 10:08 am
Forum: Svitzer Fleet
Topic: SVITZER LEIXOES
Replies: 2
Views: 1840

Re: SVITZER LEIXOES

still resting in Lisbon 15/3/2017
by davidships
Thu Apr 06, 2017 10:04 am
Forum: Svitzer Fleet
Topic: SVITZER FUNCHAL
Replies: 4
Views: 3205

Re: SVITZER FUNCHAL

at Lisbon 15/3/2017
by davidships
Thu Apr 06, 2017 10:01 am
Forum: Svitzer Fleet
Topic: MONTEBELO
Replies: 2
Views: 1621

Re: MONTEBELO

at Lisbon 15/3/2017
by davidships
Wed Apr 05, 2017 12:05 am
Forum: Rest of Europe
Topic: MAERSK LABREA
Replies: 4
Views: 2545

Re: MAERSK LABREA

From a long way away against the light!
Entering Lisnave drydocks at Setúbal on 15/3/2017
by davidships
Tue Apr 04, 2017 9:02 pm
Forum: Svitzer Fleet
Topic: SVITZER LISBOA
Replies: 3
Views: 1604

Re: SVITZER LISBOA

At Setúbal on 15/3/2017.
by davidships
Mon Apr 03, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: Svitzer Fleet
Topic: SVITZER ACORES
Replies: 1
Views: 1487

Re: SVITZER ACORES

On a dull dat at Sines on 15/3/2017
by davidships
Mon Apr 03, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: Svitzer Fleet
Topic: SVITZER PORTIMAO
Replies: 1
Views: 1458

Re: SVITZER PORTIMAO

On a dull day at Sines, 15/3/2017
by davidships
Sat Apr 01, 2017 10:34 am
Forum: Svitzer Fleet
Topic: RIO COA
Replies: 1
Views: 1359

Re: RIO COA

Altered again in 2007 to more general-purpose marine contracting tug when she went to Amarre y Desamarre Molina y Hijos SL Ute (Amadesam SL), Mazagón (ESP flag, reg Huelva, ON 5-HU-3-3-07, c/s EC2182) in 2007. Seen at Mazagón in September 2016. Rio Coa - 3x.jpg The Lisbon photos are interesting as s...
by davidships
Wed Dec 21, 2016 2:02 am
Forum: Letzer
Topic: CAPT.(AIN) A.LETZER (3)
Replies: 3
Views: 4882

Re: CAPT.(AIN) A.LETZER (3)

That's excellent, Henk, to have Leopold's info.
This would be in the short period before the 1947 upgrading.
by davidships
Sun Dec 18, 2016 10:38 pm
Forum: Letzer
Topic: CAPT.(AIN) A.LETZER (3)
Replies: 3
Views: 4882

Re: CAPT.(AIN) A.LETZER (3)

Well, it seems that after WW2, the tug re-entered service in Belgium still under the name SERVITOR. Perhaps until the 1947 refit. This photo shows her and another tug towing the Belgian STAVELOT, which places it in 1946-1955. Is the location recognisable? I assuming probably Antwerp. Also note that ...
by davidships
Fri Dec 16, 2016 3:40 am
Forum: Housekeeping
Topic: Moving threads into folders
Replies: 2
Views: 6711

Re: Moving threads into folders

That's fine Stuart. When I have a little bit more time, I'll work through what there is and drop you a note.

Thanks
David
by davidships
Mon Dec 05, 2016 3:28 pm
Forum: Housekeeping
Topic: Moving threads into folders
Replies: 2
Views: 6711

Moving threads into folders

Is it possible to move existing threads into new folders? For example, in tugs, I think that it would be a good idea to have a fleet folder for Boluda Group, like many of those that Henk has created - and then move the existing individual pages of Boluda tugs into that folder. I have looked at a pho...

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