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Post by Henk » Fri Sep 20, 2019 3:18 pm

1919 - 1958
Compagnie de Remorquage et de Sauvetage "Les Abeilles" - Le Havre
Delivered 19-04-1916 by Machinefabriek en Scheepswerf van P.Smit jr.- Rotterdam (277)
25.03 x 6.10 x 2.65 x 2.60 m.
114 grt.
3 cylinder Triple Expansion from the yard with 2 fired boiler 104 m² at 15 ato
375 ihp
In the fleet in 1919 named BILLITON from Koninklijke Nederlandsche Marine - IJmuiden
Sold In August 1944 sunk by the Germans at Nantes

At the slip named BILLITON for N.V. Nederlandsche Stoomsleepdienst v/h. van P. Smit Jr., Rotterdam.
In 1916 as BILLITON to NV “De Vischploeg” – IJmuiden and in service with de Koninklijke Nederlandse Marine.
In 1940 seized by Deutsche Kriegsmarine, Hafenkommandant Nantes.
In 1958 raised and broken up.

Photo: Unknown** coll. Jaap Bijl (No9 at the right)
Les Abeilles tugs.jpg
Henk de Winde

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