ABEILLE No23 (2)

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ABEILLE No23 (2)

Post by Henk » Fri Oct 04, 2019 12:44 pm

ABEILLE No23 (2)
1932 - 1934
Compagnie de Remorquage et de Sauvetage "Les Abeilles"- Le Havre
Build 1918 Edward Finch & Co.Ltd. – Chepton (other source Chepstow) (360)
43.23 x x 8.86 x 4.55 x m.
468 grt
3 cylinder Triple Expansion from North British Engine
1.200 ihp (other source 1.600 ihp)
In the fleet in September 1932 named HAVRAISE 3 from Compagnie Cherbourgeoise de Remorquage et de Sauvetage - Cherbourg.
Sold In 1934 back to Cherbourgeoise de Remorquage et de Sauvetage-Cherbourg renamed CHERBOURGEOIS No 5.

From 1918 till 1922 named DAINTY van de Royal Navy.
From 1922 till 1931 ownership to Irish Government.
From 1931 till 1932 named CHERBOURGEOIS No.1 with Compagnie Cherbourgeoise de Remorquage & de Sauvetage - Cherbourg.
In 1932 renamed CHERBOURGEOIS No.2.
In 1932 renamed HAVRAISE No.3 by Société Havraise de Transport et de Transit - Le Havre.
05-10-1940 seized by German Kriegsmamrine as minesweeper M-4222.
07-06-1941 renamed M-4443.
15-06-1942 sunk by a British MTB near Cap Gri-Nez in position 43°48'N-00°07'E. Raised and 20-10-1943 sank again as tow 20 miles out of Ardour-entrance.

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