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UNION 4

Posted: Tue Dec 20, 2011 4:46 pm
by Henk
UNION 4
1954 - 1954
Schleppdienst W.Schuchmann (Bugsier-, Reederei und Bergungs A.G.) - Bremerhaven.
Launched 01-09-1954; delivered 16-02-1955 by F.Schichau G.m.b.H.- Bremerhaven. (1661)
26,70 x 23,60 x 6,60 x 3,15 x 2,90 m.
86 grt.
D.I.G.X.
4SA 8 cylinder Klöckner/Humboldt/Deutz type RBV8M545; 4SA 2 cylinder Klöckner/Humboldt/ Deutz type F2414 connected to a harbour set; 4SA 3 cylinder Klöckner/Humboldt/Deutz type F3M417 connected to the main generator.
850 bhp.
12 knots
9 tons BP
Newbuilding
Sold 16-02-1955 renamed JEAN CLAUDE GERLING by Société de Remorquage à Hélice - Antwerpen. (never sailed for Bugsier).

From 1971 till 1974 in charter with Sleepdienst Letzer NV - Antwerpen.
In 1974 brought in with Unie van Redding & Sleepdienst NV - Antwerpen.
In 1985 renamed JEAN for owner in Ghana, but named JEAN scrapped at Travis - Haarlem.

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Re: UNION 4

Posted: Tue Dec 20, 2011 6:11 pm
by Jaap Bijl
1986 JEAN, S.C. Heise, Zaandam
1987 verkocht aan Scheepssloperij Plezier, Haarlem om te worden gesloopt.