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Posted: Sun Oct 16, 2011 6:21 pm
by yorkieman
Photo by Charlie Hill

Re: MASTERMAN (1964)

Posted: Sun Oct 16, 2011 6:57 pm
by Bill Harvey
MASTERMAN (3) twin screw tug.
O.N. 305771. 229g. 5n. 106' 9" x 29' 9" x 11' 11"
Two, 8-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (8¾" x 11½") Blackstone ERS8M type engines by Blackstone & Company Ltd., Stamford, single reverse reduction geared to twin screw shafts. 1,800bhp. 11kts. 17 tons bollard pull.
26.5.1964: Keel laid by Charles D. Holmes & Company Ltd., Beverley (Yard No. 989) for United Towing Company Ltd., Hull.
10.7.1964: Launched.
20.11.1964: Completed.
1969: Transferred to Universal Trawlers Ltd., (United Towing Company Ltd, managers), Hull.
6.4.1973: Sold to United Towing (Masterman) Ltd., Hull.
1974: Humber Tugs Ltd., appointed as managers.
17.4.1978: Sold to United Towing (Collingwood) Ltd., Hull.
1984: Chartered to Holyhead Towing Ltd. and renamed AFON WEN.
1986: Owners restyled as Humber Tugs (Collingwood) Ltd., Hull and vessel reverted to MASTERMAN.
1986: Sold to Ektor Maritime Company (Hellenic Tugs, managers), Athens and renamed EKTOR.
1997: Armos SA, appointed as managers.
11.2010: Still in service.

Re: MASTERMAN (1964)

Posted: Sun Oct 16, 2011 8:05 pm
by Patrick Hill
"Masterman" working at King George dock Hull 06/07/1983.
Arriving back into King George dock Hull after completion of a Holyhead towing charter 16/03/1986.