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Thursday, 29 January 2015

Spanish caravel San Juan 1583

Part of the squadron commanded by don Álvaro de Bazán which conquered the isle Tercera in 1583, from Castro, Portuguese caravel, maestre Juan González and a crew numbering 12 men.

Spanish caravel Santiago el menor 1583

Part of the squadron commanded by don Álvaro de Bazán which conquered the isle Tercera in 1583, from Castro, Portuguese caravel, maestre Antonio González, el menor and a crew numbering 10 men.

Spanish caravel San Pedro 1583

Part of the squadron commanded by don Álvaro de Bazán which conquered the isle Tercera in 1583, from Castro, Portuguese caravel, maestre Antonio González and a crew numbering 19 men.

Spanish caravel Rosa 1583

Part of the squadron commanded by don Álvaro de Bazán which conquered the isle Tercera in 1583, from Castro, Portuguese caravel, maestre Antonio Fernández and a crew numbering 11 men.

Spanish caravel San Antonio 1583

Part of the squadron commanded by don Álvaro de Bazán which conquered the isle Tercera in 1583, from Castro, Portuguese caravel, maestre Luis Alvarez and a crew numbering 10 men.

Spanish zabra San Miguel 1583




Part of the squadron commanded by don Álvaro de Bazán which conquered the isle Tercera in 1583, from Castro, maestre Juan de Troeño and a crew numbering 22 men.

Dutch warship Hector, Hector Troyanus and Hector van Troye 1652-1653

Of the admiralty Friesland, spiegel ship or pinnace, hired in 1652-1653, dimensions 106 (prow) x 25¼ x 11½, depth below verdeck 5½, an armament of 24 guns and a crew numbering 70-77 men. Commanding officer Siccama.

Dutch fireship Hazewind or Windhond 1701-1715

Of the admiralty Amsterdam, built at the navy yard at Amsterdam, Netherlands in 1701, sold with equipment for ƒ 4.000 to be broken up in 1715, dimensions (Amsterdam foot) 89 (prow) x 25 x 12-12½ and an armament of 6-8 guns.

Dutch 6th charter Hazewind 1675-1688

Of the admiralty Amsterdam, built by Jan van Rheenen at naval yard at Amsterdam, Netherlands in 1675, last mentioned in 1688, dimensions 112 (prow) 28 x 11 feet and an armament of 30-32 guns.

Dutch yacht Hazewind 1628-1631

Of the yacht, admiralty Zealand, mentioned in 1628-1638, an armament of 14-20 guns, a crew numbering 50-70 men and a tonnage of 40-70 last. In 1638 part of the fleet commanded by Tromp, yacht, captain Hollaert.

British warship Salamander 1544-1599

Originally French gift to Scottish king, captured from Scottish in 1544, last mentioned between >1557-March 1559<, a 300 tons builders measurement and 450 tons and tonnage, an armament of 48 guns and a crew numbering 220 men.

British carvel/ewe Mary and John 1487-1528

Purchased in 1487, partially burnt and rebuilt in 1512-1513, last mentioned as used for trading in 1528, 180 tons builders measurement and 260 tons and tonnage.

British warship Matthew 1539-1554

Perhaps the former Matthew Gonson” taken by the crown after the suicide of Wm. Gonson, purchased in 1539 or bought in 1545, dropped circa 1554, a 600 tons builders measurement and a crew numbering 300 men.

German tug Fairplay XIV 1955-1983 (David 1983-1985, David II 1985-1986, Jonathan 1986-1993, La Pantera Rosa 1993-2002)

IMO 5111751. Launched at the shipyard Theodor Buschmann Schifsswerft GmbH, Hamburg, Germany on 4 May 1955 and delivered on 28 July. With a gross register tonnage of 136 tons, dimensions 26,01-27,89 x 7,14 x 4,07 x 2,85 metres  and a horsepower of 800 hp-1.060 ahp. Rebuilt in 1960. Sold by Fairplay Schleppdampfschiffsreedererei Richard Borchard GmbH, Hamburg, Germany to Ramar Haime, Tel Aviv, Israel/Lasta Overseas Ltd., Panama and renamed David on 29 April1983, renamed David II in 1985, renamed Jonathan and owned by E. Haymann&E. Lehmann, Kingstown, Saint Vincent and Grenadines in 1986, renamed La Pantera Rosa, owned by Eastern International Corporation, Belize in July 1993 and finally broken up in 2002.

Australian tug Hastings 1983-

Australia-flagged, homeport Melbourne, IMO 8222070, MMSI 503250000 and callsign VLHA. Laid down at the shipyard Carrington Slipways, Newcastle, England for account of Westernport Tug Services Pty. Ltd. on 14 March,  launched on 25 June and delivered on 8 August. Fitted out with two engines with original a total horsepower of 3.800 ahp. Gross tonnage 473 tons, summer deadweight 345 tons and as dimensions 35,06 x 11,16 x 5,41 x 4,83 metres. In 2001 of Adsteam Marine Pty. Ltd., Melbourne, Australia. Anno 2015 property of Svitzer Australia Pty. Ltd., Sydney, Australia. In 2011 stationed at Geelong.

Swiss fruit juice tanker Orange Blossom 1985-

Waalhaven, Rotterdam, Netherlands 28 January 2015

Liberia-flagged, homeport Monrovia, IMO 8407931, MMSI 636007699 and callsign ELEI6. Built at the Trosvik Verksted, Brevik, Norway in 1985. Owned and managed by Atlanship, La Tour de Peliz, Switzerland.

Dutch tug (ex-Katendrecht 1954-1976) Eerland 23 1976-

Waalhaven, Rotterdam, Netherlands 28 January 2015

Netherlands-flagged, ENI 2308960, MMSI 244660408 and callsign PDAQ0. Built at the shipyard of Bodewes, Millingen a/d Rijn, Netherlands with yard number 478 for account of L. Smit&Co’s Internationale Sleepdienst Mij, Rotterdam, Netherlands as the Katendrecht in 1954. Since 1972 of Smit Havensleepdiensten BV, Rotterdam, renamed Eerland 23 in 1976 and property of G.J. Eeerland&Zn. Sleepdienst&Transportonderneming BV, Rotterdam and since 2002 of Smit Transport Europe BV, Rotterdam. Anno 2015 of Koninklijke Boskalis Westminster N.V., Papendrecht, Netherlands. Tonnage 25 ton and as dimensions 23,24 x 6,25 x 2,70 metres. Original fitted out with a 325hp MAN engine, later replaced by a 1.000hp Mitsubishi engine.

Chinese amphibious transport dock Changbaishan (989) 2011-


Rotterdam, Netherlands 26 January 2015

Type 071 amphibious transport dock (Yuzhao-class). Launched at the Hudong-Zhonghua Shipyard on 25 September 2011 and commissioned on 23 September 2012 to serve in the South Sea Fleet.

Dutch suction dredger Geopotes 15 1985-


Waalhaven, Rotterdam, Netherlands 28 January 2015

Netherlands-flagged, homeport Rotterdam, IMO 8414790, MMSI 244275000 and callsign PEHO. Built at the shipyard De Hoop Scheepswerf, Heusden, Netherlands. Owned and managed by Van Oord, Rotterdam, Netherlands. 


Dutch trailing suction hopper dredger (ex-Shipkits 322 2014-2014) Freeway 2015-

Waalhaven, Rotterdam, Netherlands 28 January 2015

Cyprus-flagged, homeport Limassol, IMO 9691682, MMSI 212368000 and callsign 5BCX4. Shipkits 322. Sister ships Shoalway, Causeway and Strandway. Baptized Freeway by Mrs. Truus Verschoor at Papendrecht, Netherlands on 16 January 2015.  Built at the shipyard of Shipkits, Groningen, Netherlands in 2014/ for account of Koninklijke Boskalis Westminster N.V., Papendrecht.

Spanish zebra Santa Ana, mentioned 1583

Part of the squadron commanded by don Álvaro de Bazán which conquered the isle Tercera in 1583, from Castro, maestre Bartolomé de Palacios, a crew numbering 24 men.

Spanish zebra San Juan, mentioned 1583

Part of the squadron commanded by don Álvaro de Bazán which conquered the isle Tercera in 1583, from Castro, maestre Ochoa de Acosta, a crew numbering 19 men.

Spanish zebra San Martin, mentioned 1583

Part of the squadron commanded by don Álvaro de Bazán which conquered the isle Tercera in 1583, from Castro, maestre Juan de Santa Cruz, a crew numbering 21 men.

Spanish zebra San Pedro, mentioned 1583

Part of the squadron commanded by don Álvaro de Bazán which conquered the isle Tercera in 1583, from Castro, maestre Pedro Jimeno, a crew numbering 23 men.

Spanish zebra Concepción, mentioned 1583

Part of the squadron commanded by don Álvaro de Bazán which conquered the isle Tercera in 1583, from Castro, maestre Domingo de Laredo, a crew numbering 20 men.

Spanish zebra San Juan, mentioned 1583

Part of the squadron commanded by don Álvaro de Bazán which conquered the isle Tercera in 1583, from Castro, maestre Juanot Trápaga, a crew numbering 22 men.

British warship Katherine Fortileza 1512-1521

Purchased from Genoese 1512, damaged in storm and last mentioned 1521 and a 700 tons builders measurement.

British warship Mary Thomas 1543-1546

Captured (from French?) >1543-1545<, dropped circa 1546, with a 90-100 tons builders measurement.

British warship Minion 1560-1570

Purchased 1560, condemned 1570, with a 600 tons builders measurement.

British warship Maria de Loreto 1512-1514

Seized Genoese ship 1512, released 1514 and a 800 tons builders measurement.

British warship Nicolas Reede, also called Great Nicholas 1512-122

Purchased 1512, last mentioned 1521-1522, 400 seized Genoese ship 1512, released 1514, 800 tons builders measurement.

British warship Trinity Henry, mentioned 1519-1525

With a 80 tons builders measurement.

British warship Lion 1511-1513

Captured from the Scot Andrew Barton 1511, sold 1513 and a 120 tons builders measurement.

British warship Mayflower 1588

Hired/fitted out by city of London 1588, a 200 tons builders measurement and a crew numbering 90 men.

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

Dutch floating storage/production (ex-Trinec 1975-1998) Marcor Bulk 1 1998-

Waalhaven, Rotterdam, Netherlands 28 August 2015

Netherlands-flagged, homeport Rotterdam, Netherlands IMO 7414987 and callsign 9HDQ5. Built at the New Szczecin Shipyard, Szczecin, Poland. Owned and managed by Marcor Stevedoring, Rotterdam, Netherlands. Ex-bulk carrier Trinec, Czech Republic-flagged.

Chinese bulk carrier New Sailing Star 2010-

Waalhaven, Rotterdam, Netherlands 28 August 2015

Panama-flagged, IMO 9580493, MMSI 351758000 and callsign 3FMJ. Built by Zhejiang Zhenxing Ships Build&Repair, Wenling, China. Owned and managed by MSI Shipmanagement Qingdao, Qingdao, China.

Greek bulk carrier Tenten 2012-

Waalhaven, Rotterdam, Netherlands 28 August 2015

Marshall Islands-flagged, homeport Majuro, IMO 9630248, MMSI 538004767 and callsign V7YY7. Built by New Century Shipbuilding, Jingjiang, China. Owned and managed by KBS, Athens, Greece.

Dutch tug (Marianne 1913-1916, Gebr. Cohrs II 1916-1918, Jason 1918-1958, Johann 1958-2005) Alphecca 2005-

Inner harbour of Vlissingen, Netherlands 23 August 2012

ENI no. 02212782, MMSI 244740158 and callsign PCOAT. Launched at the shipyard of G&H Bodewes, Martenshoek with yard number 554 on Saturday afternoon 4 October 1913. The building as a steam tug started for their own account but she was fold for ƒ 52.500 to C.L. Hehrkens, Hamburg Germany and named Marianne with a KLUG 220 ihp steam engine. The boiler was placed on 29 October and on Thursday afternoon 27 November left she the shipyard. Dimensions 23,0 x 5,20 x 3,00 metres. Nowadays fitted out with a Deutz 500hp engine. As the Gebr. Cohrs II 1916 owned by Gebrs. Cohrs, Danzig, Germany, 1917 Bugsier GmbH, Hamburg, Germany, renamed Jason 1918, 1921 owned by Habermann&Guckes AG, Kiel, Germany, 1938 Joh. Matthies, Hamburg, Germany, 1950 Ewald Ottens, Cuxhaven, Germany, 1958 as the Johann of H. Gerlach, Hamburg and rebuilt a year later as motor tug at Hamburg, 1967 of Vereinigte Schlepp Reedereien GmbH, Hamburg, 2005 K. Meijer, Westerbroek, Netherlands, 2005 as the Alphannec of J.J. Pols&D. van der Horst, Hellevoetsluis, Netherlands and since 2006 of the Stichting tot behoud v/d mslb Alphecca, Hellevoetsluis.

Dutch inland tug and survey vessel (ex-Paul Peters 1953-1985, Egesund 1985-?, Gravanden 1987) Øresund 1987-


Inner harbour of Vlissingen, Netherlands 26 August 2012

Last homeport was Saltholm, Denmark. Dimensions 14,9-15,70 (over all) x 4 x 1,45 metres, displacement 52 tons and a weight of 54.000 kg. Speed 17 kilometres. Built as the Paul Peters in at the shipyard of Albert Bonne, Hamburg Germany 1963 for a North German dredging company and sold in 1987 to a Danish firm. As the Gravanden used during the realizing of the Great Belt Bridge Project.

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Norwegian bark Fanny abandoned at sea according to the Dutch newspaper Rotterdamsch nieuwsblad dated 26 January 1905

An item dated Esbjerg, Denmark 20th reported that the Norwegian bark Fanny underway from Persgrund? (Sweden) towards Middlesbro (Middlesborough England) was abandoned at sea in sinking condition. Her nine crewmembers were brought to Esbjerg by the steam trawler Otto of Altona, Germany. She lost her deck cargo, rudder and bulwarks during stormy weather.

Dutch tug Zuiderzee underway from Portugal towards German South-West Africa according to the Dutch newspaper Rotterdamsch nieuwsblad dated 26 January 1905

An item reported that the Dutch tug Zuiderzee departed on the 19th Lisbon, Portugal towards Swakopmund, German South-West Africa [nowadays Namibia] while towing a steam dredger.

Tug Gladiator arriving at Vigo, Spain without her tow according to the Dutch newspaper Rotterdamsch nieuwsblad dated 26 January 1905

An item dated Viago, Spain 19th reported the arrival of the tug Gladiator which lost underway the lighter Don Carlos due to breaking of the towing-line.

Russian bark Alice sold at Delfzijlm Netherlands according to the Dutch newspaper Rotterdamsch nieuwsblad dated 20 January 1905

An item dated Delfzijl, Netherlands 17th reported the arrival with damage on the 2nd of the Russian bark Alice captain Tallgren underway from Hull, England towards Malmö, Sweden. She was for ƒ 5.000 sold to coal traders Van Dijk&Co. at Delfzijl. Her cargo coal was sold to the tin factory Ceres at Pekela, Netherlands.

Tug Titan arrived with tow at Pernayu, Germany according to the Dutch newspaper Het nieuws van den dag dated 29 April 1905

An item dated Pernau, Germany [nowadays Pärnu, Estonia] 27th reported the arrival of the tug Titan towing the sea lighter Gegenwart als the first ship that season.

Faith of Dutch tug Titan unknown according to the Dutch newspaper Leeuwarder courant dated 7 january 1905

An item reported that on the Dutch island Terschelling was feared for what happened with the Dutch tug Titan. Part of the 32 crewmembers lived at the island. Stationed at Nieuwediep, Netherlands left she on the Saturday before Ijmuiden, Netherlands bound for the Dutch island Ameland. Since then nothing was heard of her. It was believed that she seek shelter during the latest storm but none of the coastal places sighted her.

French bark Mazatlan abandoned according to the Dutch newspaper Rotterdamsch nieuwsblad dated 20 April 1905

An item dated Brest, France 17th reported that the French bark Mazatlan underway from Le Havre, France towards Cayenne, French Guiana was abandoned 60 miles of the Glénan Islands (off the French coast) being mastless and filled with water. Her crew was saved by the steamship Plymothian and landed at Le Conquet, France.

Dutch tug Zuiderzee underway from Hamburg towards Emden, Germany according to the Dutch newspaper Rotterdamsch nieuwsblad dated 20 April 1905

An item dated Rotterdam, Netherlands 19th reported that the Dutch tug Zuiderzee underway with a dredger from Hamburg, Germany towards Emden, Germany seek shelter in Cuxhaven. Germany waiting for better weather conditions.

Belgian tug Etterbeek suffering engine problems at the Oosterschelde, Netherlands according to the Dutch newspaper Rotterdamsch nieuwsblad dated 20 April 1905

An item dated Hansweert Netherlands 17th reported that the engine of the Belgium tug Etterbeek was heavily damaged when she was near Wemeldinge along the Oosterschelde, Netherlands. The tug Xanthippe brought the Etterbeek and tow safely in the harbour.

Tug Succes towed Dutch inland merchant vessel Geertruida safe in harbour according to the Dutch newspaper Rotterdamsch nieuwsblad dated 20 April 1905

An item dated Hansweert Netherlands 17th reported that the tug Succes towed the aak Geertruida master G. Korporaal in the harbour after the sail was ripped and jib broken due to the heavy wind. The Geertruida was loaded with sand underway from Sliedrecht, Netherlands towards Brussel, Belgium.

Tests with electric shock torpedoes in the Nieuwe Waterweg according to the Dutch newspaper Roterdamsch nieuwsblad dated 5 January 1905

An item referred to an announcement of the inspector for the pilot service that since the 5th in the Nieuwe Waterweg Netherlands between the buoys no. 5 and 6 one or more electric shock torpedoes were anchored for tests during maximum two weeks. In close proximity was a schokker [ a kind of vessel] stationed, which during the nights lightened the required warning lights.

German general cargo ship ((ex-Heerebrug 1999-2000, Vento di Garbi 2000-2003, Heerebrug 2003-2004, Seawheel Merchant 2004, Rockanje 2004-2008, Seawheel Merchant 2008, Rockanje 2008, Seawheel Merchant 2008-?, Rockanje?) Pepin Express 2012>-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 2 August 2012 as the Rockanje

Panama-flagged, IMO 9196228, MMSI 370805000 and callsign 3EUJ8. Built by Frisian Shipbuilding Welgelegen, Harlingen, Netherlands in 1999. Owned by Schepers Navigamus Trans and managed by Schepers Mare Trans, Haren Ems, Germany. Ex-Heerebrug renamed August 2000, Vento di Garbi renamed January 2003, Heerebrug renamed 5 July 2004, Seawheel Merchant renamed 6 July 2004, Rockanje renamed 3 March 2008, Seawheel Merchant renamed 3 March 2008, Rockanje renamed 5 March 2008 and Seawheel Merchant renamed April 2008. Renamed Rockanje in ?

Dutch suction dredger HAM 316 1998-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 2 August 2012

Netherlands-flagged, homeport Rotterdam, IMO 9160449, MMSI 244521000 and callsign PHBD. Built at the De Hoop Scheepswerf, Heusden, Netherlands. Owned and managed by Van Oord, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Saudi Arabian ro-ro cargo ship (ex-Eglantine 1988-2013) Alnawa Express 2013-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 2 August 2012 as the Eglantine (1988-2013)

Saudi Arabia-flagged, homeport Jeddah, IMO 8302806, MMSI 403048000 and callsign HZJQ. Ex-Eglantine renamed April 2013. Built at the Dalian Shipyard, Dalian, China in 1988. Owned and managed by Namma International Trading, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Dutch suction dredger (ex-Edina 1975-1989, Cito 1989-1994, Citox 1994-1999) Hydra 1999-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 31 July 2012

Belize-flagged, IMO 7501560, MMSI 312139000 and callsign V3QY2. Ex-Edina renamed 1989, Cito renamed 1994 and Citox renamed May 1999. Built at the Cassens Werft, Emden, Germany in 1975. Owned and managed byZand&Grinthandel Outwerkerk, Middelburg, Netherlands.

Finnish general cargo ship Laura 1996-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 31 July 2012

Finland-flagged, homeport Piikkio, IMO 9126223, MMSI 230350000 and callsign OJHH. Built at the JJ Sietas Schiffswerft, Hamburg, Germany in 1996. Owned and managed by Langh Ship, Piikkio, Finland.

Lithuanian reefer (ex-Magellan Phoenix 1993-2005, Saronic Wave 2005-2008) Cassiopeia 2008-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 30 July 2012

Lithuania-flagged, homeport Klaipeda, IMO 9047269, MMSI 277397000 and callsign LYTA. Built by Shin Kochi Jyuko, Kochi, Japan. Owned and managed by Limarko Group, Klaipeda, Lithuania. Ex-Magellan Phoenix renamed October 2005 and Saronic Wave renamed October 2008.

Dutch tug (ex-Argus 1955-1984, Argus 1 1984-1995, Argus 1995-2002, Antje 6 2002, Argus 2002-) Argus 1955-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 23 August 2012

Netherlands-flagged. ENI no’s 2309306, 271-0218 and 02322375. Built at the shipyard of Bodewes, Millengen a/d Rijn with yard number 495 for account of L. Smit Internationale NV, Rotterdam, Netherlands in 1955. With a tonnage of 81 tons and as dimensions 24,60 x 6,60 x 2,90 metres. Owners since 1972 Smits Internationale Havensleepdienst BV, Rotterdam, 1984 as Argus 1 of Jiullit Overseas Corporation, Panama, 1984 Dienst der Domeinen, Apeldoorn, Netherlands, 1995 as Argus ofJ. Hoornstra&A. Dijkstra, Jubbega, Netherlands, 2002 as Antje 6 of F. van Santen, Kootstertille, Netherlands. 2003 as Argis of Ad Stolk Schepen, Hendrik ido Ambacht, Netherlands and since 2010 of Gerrit de Boer, Zwijndrecht, Netherlands.

Swiss container ship MCS Alexa 1996-


Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 23 August 2012

Panama-flagged, IMO 9129873, MMSI 356904000 and callsign 3FPP6. Built by Fincantieri Ancona, Ancona, Italy. Owned and managed by MSC Mediterranean Shipping, Geneva, Switzerland.

Danish oil/chemical tanker (ex-Marsel 2007, Trine Theresa 2007-2013) Nordic Trine 2013-

Outer harbour of Vlissingen, Netherlands 23 August 2012 AS THE Trine Theresa 2007-2013)

Malta-flagged, IMO 9388479, MMSI 256933000 and callsign 9HFZ9. Built at the Yildrim Shipyard, Istanbul, Turkey in 2007. Owned and managed by Nordic Tankers Marine, Copenhagen, Denmark. Ex-Marsel renamed November 2007 and Trine Theresa renamed August 2013.

Spanish zebra Santiago 1583

Part of the squadron commanded by don Álvaro de Bazán which conquered the isle Tercera in 1583, from Castro, maestre Santiago de Avellaneda and a crew numbering 19 men.

Spanish zebra Trinidad 1583

Part of the squadron commanded by don Álvaro de Bazán which conquered the isle Tercera in 1583, from Castro, maestre Juan de Mazón and a crew numbering 21 men.

Spanish zebra San Pedro 1583

Part of the squadron commanded by don Álvaro de Bazán which conquered the isle Tercera in 1583, from Castro, maestre Bartolomé de San Juan and a crew numbering 20 men.

Spanish zebra Santa Ana 1583

Part of the squadron commanded by don Álvaro de Bazán which conquered the isle Tercera in 1583, from Castro, maestre Domingo de Somorribas and a crew numbering 19 men.

Spanish zebra Nuestra Señora de Castro 1583

Part of the squadron commanded by don Álvaro de Bazán which conquered the isle Tercera in 1583, from Castro, maestre Pedo de Carranza and a crew numbering 18 men.

Spanish zebra Concepción 1583

Part of the squadron commanded by don Álvaro de Bazán which conquered the isle Tercera in 1583, from Castro, maestre Martín Pérez de Lastierra and a crew numbering 21 men.

Monday, 26 January 2015

Dredger Chatham capsized near South Bishop according to the Dutch newspaper Rotterdamsch nieuwsblad dated 22 April 1905

An item dated Milford Haven, England, 19th reported that the dredger Chatham which was towed by the tug Andrew Joliffe from Newport [USA?] towards Liverpool, England capsized after she started leaking. She was in the morning of the 18th abandoned 8 miles north north east of South Bishop [or Emsger, off Wales, England) floating with her bottom pointing in the air. Her crew landed at Milford Haven.

French tug Abeille XI with 4mast ship Antoinette underway from Chile towards Germany according to the Dutch newspaper Rotterdamsch nieuwsblad dated 22 April 1905

An item dated Nieuwediep, Netherlands 19th reported the arrival of the French 4-mastship Antoinette as tow of the French tug Abeille XI. The tug visited Nieuwediep lacking enough coal. The Antoinette was underway from Chile towards Hamburg, Germany.

Salvage steamship Dalhouse arrived with damaged steamship Diciembre at Piraeus, Greece according to the Dutch newspaper Rotterdamsch nieuwsblad dated 21 January 1905

An item dated Athens, Greece 18th reported that the steamship Diciembre arrived at Piraeus, Greece accompanied by the salvage steamship Dalhouse.(1) The bottom of the Diciembre was heavily damaged. The intention was to dock while using the government dock which was now occupied by the steamship Laurak Bar for repairs.

Note
1. The Diciembre was earlier stranded at Skyros, Greece.

Salvage steamship Warren Hastings underway to Greece to assist stranded steamship Diciembre according to the Dutch newspaper Rotterdamsch nieuwsblad dated 14 January 1905

An item dated London, England 12th referred to Vincent Grech reporting that the powerful salvage steamer Warren Hastings loaded with pumps, stores and divers departed towards the steamship Diciembre stranded at Skyros Island (Greece). The well known steamship Hermes was also underway for assistance.

Dutch tug Oceaan with tow underway from England towards Chile according to the Dutch newspaper Rotterdamsch nieuwsblad dated 14 January 1905

An item reported that the Dutch tug Oceaan which passed on the 11th Ventnor (Wight) underway from the Shields towards Valparaiso, Chile returned to seek shelter. She was towing the French ship Loire.

Tug Telegraph lost of one of the two lighters she was towing according to the Dutch newspaper Rotterdamsch nieuwsblad dated 14 January 1905

An item dated Hamburg, Germany 9th reported that the tug Telegraph in the night of the 6th-7th lost her tows consisting of the lighters Zukunft and Quarta off Norderney caused by the heavy stormy weather. The Zukunft was underway from London, England towards Danzig, Germany and the Quarta underway from Leer, Germany towards Hamburg. With all efforts succeeded the Telegraph to salvage the damaged Zukunft towing her into Bremerhaven. The Quarta however disappeared with the men on board and it was feared that the drowned.

German tug Kuhwaerder collided with Dutch tug Poolzee in Cuxhaven, Germany according to the Dutch newspaper Rotterdamsch nieuwsblad dated 14 January 1905

An item dated Cuxhaven, Germany 12th reported that the German tug Kuhwaerder during the docking collided with the Dutch tug Poolzee damaging the latter tug.

Canadian tug (ex-Caltex Pandu 1958-1978, Euphoric 1978-1979, Larain 1979-1997), General Jackson 1997-

IMO 5058674, official number 392760  and callsign VG6166. Steel built. Carvel/flush design. Built by Gulfport Shipbuilding, Port Arthur, Texas, USA with yard number 531 in 1958. Sold by the Caltex Tanker Company, Hong Kong to the  Kaddish Line Navigation Company and renamed Euphoric (Panama-flagged) in 1978. Rebuilt in 2008. Horsepower 1.500-1.700 bhp. Speed 13 knots. Single screw. Gross tonnage 237,3 tons, net tonnage 27,5 tons and as dimensions 29,11-29,3 x 8,23-8,4 x 3,84-3,9 (depth) metres 96’x 27.5’ x 13’. Of the Amix-Group, Canada. Ex-Laurain renamed May 1997.

Hong Kong tug (ex-Grace Moran 1949-1954/1956, Caltex Bintang 1954/1956-1979) Towell Power 1979-

As the Towell Power Panama-flagged, IMO 5058272 and callsign HO8512. Designer was Joe Hack. Diesel-electric tug delivered by Levingston Shipbuilding Company, Orange, Texas, USA for Moran with yard number 441 as the Grace Moran for account of the Moran Towing Company, New York, USA on 14 April 1949. With the Carol Moran, Barbara Moran, Doris Moran and the Moira Moran was she part of the so-called Moran de Cadillacs. Sold in 1954 or 1956 and renamed Caltex Bintang. Sold by the Caltex Tanker Company, Hong Kong to the Yovatt Company, Hong Kong and renamed Towell Power in 1979. Horsepower 1.747 bhp. Ggross tonnage 238 tons. Length 105’.

Pictures Tallship Race 2014 Bergen

 

Photos made by Silje Kittilsen, thanks for allowing us to publish

Pictures Tallship Race 2014 Bergen







 
Photos made by Silje Kittilsen, thanks for allowing us to publish

German bulk carrier (Ex-Glorious Future 1994-1999, Aliacmon River 1999-2005, Theotokos 2005-2006) Barbara 2006-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 25 January 2015

Liberia-flagged, homeport Monrovia, IMO 9066760, MMSI 636092335 and callsign D5AO6. Built bi IHI Aichi Works, Chita, Japan. Owned and managed by Mineralien Schiffahrt Spedition&Transport, Schnaittenbach, Germany. Ex-Glorious Future renamed April 1999, Aliacmon River June 2005 and Theotokos November 2006.

Japanese bulk carrier CMB Chikako 2014-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 25 January 2015

Panama-flagged, IMO 9701190, MMSI 357320000 and callsign 3FEV8. Built at the Shin Kasado Dockyard, Kudamatsu, Japan in 2014. Owned and managed by Imecs, Tokyo, Japan.

Dutch tug (ex-Ierland 1954-1978, Docat 5 1978) Bravo 1978-


Inner harbour of Vlissingen, Netherlands 26 January 2015

Built at the shipyard of Bodewes, Millingen a/d Rijn, Netherlands with yard number 481 as the Ierland for account of the P. Smit Jr. Stoomsleepdienst NV of Rotterdam, Netherlands in 1954. Owned by Smit Spido NV, Rotterdam since 1971, Piet Smit Sleepdienst BV, Rotterdam since 1973, Smit Vos BV, Rotterdam since 1975, since 1978 Dolderman BV, Dordrecht, Netherlands as the Docat 5, since 1978 as Bravo of Amsterdam Towing Company BV, Amsterdam, Netherlands, since 1983 of L. Polderman, Hansweert, Netherlands and now of E.&H.C. Polderman, Schore, Netherlands. ENI 02309048. MMSI 244700654 and callsign PD6722. Tonnage 18 tons and as dimensions 22,55 x 5,70 x 2,10 metres.

Spanish zabra San Cristóbal 1583

Part of the squadron commanded by don Álvaro de Bazán which conquered the isle Tercera in 1583, from Castro, maestre R. Morro and a crew numbering 19 men.

Spanish zabra San Antón 1583

Part of the squadron commanded by don Álvaro de Bazán which conquered the isle Tercera in 1583, from Castro, maestre Domingo Castro Colnia and a crew numbering 23 men.

Spanish patache María de la Cruz 1583

Part of the squadron commanded by don Álvaro de Bazán which conquered the isle Tercera in 1583, from Guipozcao, maestre Juan de la Corostola and a crew numbering 27 men.

Spanish patache Isabel 1583

Part of the squadron commanded by don Álvaro de Bazán which conquered the isle Tercera in 1583, from Guipozcao, maestre Juanes de Velasco and a crew numbering 30 men.

Spanish patache Maria 1583

Part of the squadron commanded by don Álvaro de Bazán which conquered the isle Tercera in 1583, from Guipozcao, maestre Juanes de Aramburu and a crew numbering 25 men.

Spanish patache Santa María del Juncal 1583

Part of the squadron commanded by don Álvaro de Bazán which conquered the isle Tercera in 1583, from Guipozcao, maestre Lorenzo de Artaleto and a crew numbering 28 men.

Spanish patache Nuestra Señora del Videyo 1583

Part of the squadron commanded by don Álvaro de Bazán which conquered the isle Tercera in 1583, from Castro, maestre Juan de la Puebla and a crew numbering 26 men.

Spanish patache San Juan 1583

Part of the squadron commanded by don Álvaro de Bazán which conquered the isle Tercera in 1583, from Castro, maestre Domingo de Yáñez and a crew numbering 31 men.

Sunday, 25 January 2015

Dutch screw steamship 4th class Zr.Ms. Vesuvius bound for the Moluccas, Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Nederlandsche staatscourant dated 10 August 1869



An item referred to an official tiding dated 15 June dealing wit the movements of the Dutch warships serving in the Dutch East Indies. The Dutch screw steamship 3rd class Zr.Ms. Vesuvius captain lieutenant  J.H.K. Croes was underway to the Moluccas.(1)

Note
1. Screw steamship 4th class, call sign GRBP, laid down at the navy yard of Vlissingen, Netherlands by L.K. Turk on Friday 9th October 1857, launched on Monday 11.00 o’clock 6 July 1858, condemned and sold at Surabaya, Dutch East Indies probably to the Arab Sech Hassim bin Said Habis for ƒ 11.886,00 on 8th June 1872, a displacement of 586 tons, dimensions 43,00 (between perpendiculars) x 9 (inner hull on loadline) x 3,5 (fore)-4,0 (aft) x 4,80 (depth below main deck) metres , horsepower 80 bhp-119 hp, an armament of 8 guns (4 long 12 pd, 4 short 30pd) and a crew numbering 75 men.

Dutch screw steamship 3rd class Zr.Ms. Reteh stationed at the Moluccas, Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Nederlandsche staatscourant dated 10 August 1869

An item referred to an official tiding dated 15 June dealing wit the movements of the Dutch warships serving in the Dutch East Indies. The Dutch screw steamship 3rd class Zr.Ms. Reteh captain lieutenant A.W. Keuchenius was stationed in the waters of the Moluccas.(1)

Note
1. Screw steamship 3rd class, callsign GQSR laid down at the navy yard at Amsterdam Netherlands as Sprinkhaan on 18 March 1858, launched on 19 April 1860, renamed Reteh in 1859, condemned in 1871, dimensions 43,00 x 9,20 x 4,30 metres, a displacement  of 759 tons, horsepower 119nhp/250 ehp speed 7 knots, an armament of 6 guns and a crew numbering 100 men.

Dutch screw steamship 1st class Zr.Ms. Prinses Amelia lying docked at Onrust according to the Dutch newspaper Nederlandsche staatscourant dated 10 August 1869

An item referred to an official tiding dated 15 June dealing wit the movements of the Dutch warships serving in the Dutch East Indies. The Dutch screw steamship 1st class Zr.Ms. Prinses Amelia captain lieutenant Jhr. M.W. Bowier was lying in the dry dock at Onrust to be examined.

Note
1. Borneo, ‘kuil’corvette, on stocks at the navy yard at Rotterdam, Netherlands 30 August 1845, designed by K. Turk, disassembled and transported to the navy yard of Vlissingen, Netherlands August 1850, laid down by P.A. Bruin 29 July 1853, launched as Princes Amelia as corvette with steam power afternoon Friday 12 October 1855, guard ship at Surabaya, Dutch East Indies 1872-1875, condemned and sold on auction at Surabaya for ƒ 20.000 to be broken up on 9 October 1875, dimensions 36,50 x 10,3metres as Borneo and as Prinses Amelia 51 x 11,5 x 5-5,6 (1874) metres, displacement, 776 (Borneo)-1.350 (Prinses Amelia) tons, 807 tonnage (Prinses Amelia 1874), 16-19 (Prinses Amelia)-28 (Borneo) guns, crew as Prinses Amelia numbering 178 (1874)-207 men, maximum speed under steam 6-7knots and a horsepower of 150 hp.

Italian steam tug (ex-Empire Katy 1945-1948, Sir Bernard Reilly 1948-1963) Mar Siculo 1963-1979

IMO 5329425. Launched  by Goole Shipbuilding&Repairing Co.Ltd., Goole, England for account of the British Ministry of Shipping with yard number 402 on 18 December 1945, completed on June 1945. And sold by Societa di Navigazion Rim Capiechi, Messina, Italy to ship scrappers at Milazzo in 19790 to be broken up. Horsepower 1.400 hp. Gross tonnage 261-298 tons and as dimensions 106 x 30 feet. Ex-Empire Katy 1945-1948 and Sir Bernard Reilly owned by Aden Port Trust, 1948-1963.

Spanish tug Sertosa Veinte 1980-2015 still in service

Spain-flagged, homeport Ferrol. IMO 7905455, MMSI 224084960 and callsign EHVV. Gross tonnage 162-199 tons, summer deadweight 80 tons and dimensions 26,8 x 7,92 x 3,95 metres. Bollard pull 32 ton. Horsepower 2.400 hp. Launched at the shipyard of Astilleros Balenciaga, Zumaia, Spain with yard number 297 for account of Sertosa on 4 October 1979. Still property of Sertosa Norte S.L. Towing and Salvage. Coruna, Spain.

Maltese steam tug (ex-Empire Rita 1945-1959, Frisky 1959-1970) Creo 1970-1979

IMO 7634795. Launched at the shipyard of Ferguson Brothers Ltd., Port Glasgow, Scotland on Saturday 15 December 1945, completed in May 1946, handed over to the British Admiralty/Ministry of War Transport in 1946, renamed Frisky in 1959, sold to SO Mar, Malta in 1970 and finally sold by Creo Ltd and broken up at Salvatore Palermo Cia, Naples, Italy in March 1979. Horsepower 900 ihp. Gross register tonnage 292-295 tons and as dimensions116’ x 27.6’ x12.7’. 

Canadian bulk carrier Federal Mayumi 2012-


Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 24 January 2015

Marshall islands-flagged. IMO 9529578, MMSI 538004646 and callsign V7YF2. Built by Oshima Shipbuilding, Saikai, Japan in 2012. Owned by Fednav Group, Montreal, Canada and managed by Anglo Eastern Shipmanagement, Hong Kong, China.

Greek oil products tanker Amazon Brilliance 2005-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 24 January 2015

Greece-flagged, homeport Chios, IMO 9294678, MMSI 240296000 and callsign SYMS. Built by Hyundai Heavy Industries, Ulsan, South Korea. Owned and managed by Sun Enterprise, Athens, Greece.

Dutch tug (ex-Claus 2006-2013) En Avant 20 2006-


Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 24 January 2015

Netherlands-flagged, homeport Dordrecht, IMO 9408645, MMSI 244790685 and callsign PCUZ (earlier DKQP). Built at the Lindenau GmbH Schiffswerftt&Maschinenfabrik, Kiel, Germany in 2006. Owned and managed by Muller Zwaar Transport, Dordrecht, Netherlands. Ex-Claus renamed 18 June 2013. Speed 12,7 knots. Dimensions 32,50 (over all)x 11,64 (over all)x 4,25 (aft-empty bunkers)-4,95 (aft-full bunkers) x 22,39 9air draught0metres, gross tonnage 448 tons, net tonnage 134 tons and summer deadweight 254 tons. Bollard pull 70 tons.

Dutch general cargo ship Elandsgracht 1995-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 24 January 2014

Netherlands-flagged, homeport Amsterdam, IMO 9081332, MMSI 244826000 and callsign PDYI. Built at the IHC Merwede Scheepswerf, Hardinxveld-Giessendam, Netherlands in 1995. Owned and managed by Spliethoff’s Bevrachtingskantoor, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

German ro-ro cargo ship (ex-Este Submerger 1984-1992, Submerger I 1992-1994) Condock V 1994- Outer harbour of Vlissingen, Netherlands 24 January 2015


Outer harbour of Vlissingen, Netherlands 24 January 2015

Antigua&Barbuda-flagged, homeport Saint John’s, IMO 8404991, MMSI 305951000 and callsign C2DG2. Built at the Nobiskrug Yard, Rendsburg, Germany. Owned and managed by Harren&Partner Shipmanagement, Bremen, Germany. Ex-Este Submerger renamed 28 October 1992 and Submerger I renamed 25 February 1994.

British containership (ex-Kaethe C. Rickmers 2004, Maersk Djibouti 2004-2010) Kaethe C. Rickmers 2010-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 24 January 2014

Marshall Islands-flagged, IMO 9287912, MMSI 538002862 and calsign V7MB9. Built by Hanjin Heavy Industries, Pusan, South Korea in 2004. Owned and managed by Rickmers Shipmanagement Sindapore, Douglas, Isle of Man, United Kingdom. Ex-Kaethe C. Rickmers 2004 and Maersk Djibouti 2004-16 January 2010

Canadian bulk carrier Federal Swift 2012-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 23 January 2014

Marshall Islands-flagged, homeport Majuro, IMO 9595905, MMSI 538004382 and callsign V7SW6. Built by Zhejiang Ouhua Shipbuilding, Zoushan, China. Owned by Fednav Group, Montreal, Canada and managed by Anglo Eastern Shipmanagement, Hong Kong, China.

Latvian oil/chemical tanker Ance 2006-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 21 January 2014

Marshall Islands-flagged, IMO 9323314, MMSI 538002614 and callsign V7KF2. Built by 3 Maj Shipbuilding Industry, Rijeka, Croatia. Owned and managed by Latvian Shipping, Riga, Latvia.

Dutch research/survey vessel (ex-Andries Jenne 1969-1977) Octans 1977-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 21 January 2014

Netherlands-flagged, IMO 7013898, MMSI 244043000 and callsign PLGU. Ex-Andries Jenne renamed 1977. Built at the Scheepswerf Metz, Urk, Netherlands in 1969.

Norwegian car carrier (ex-Hoegh London 2008-210, Alliance Charleston 2010-2013) Hoegh London 2013-


Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 21 January 2014

Norway International Register-flagged, hoemport Oslo, IMO 9342205, MMSI 258981000 and callsign LAPY7. Ex-Hoegh London renamed 16 February 2010 and Alliance Charleston renamed 25 February 2013. Built by Daewoo Shipbuilding&Marine Engineering, Geoje, South Korea. Owned by Hoegh Autoliners and managed by Hoegh Fleet Service, both of Oslo, Norway.

Malaysian LPG tanker Kodaijisan 2003-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 24 January 2015- 

Panama-flagged, IMO 9249049, MMSI 354453000 and callsign HPLL. Built by Hyundai Heavy Industries, Ulsan, South Korea in 2003. Owned and managed by Wilhelmsen Shipmanagement Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.