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Friday, 21 September 2018

United States Shipping Board ocean going single screw steam tug Ballenas 1919-1942, Yaqui 1942-1942, Kevin Moran 1942-?, Cabrillo ?-1976


Delivered in June 1919 by Bethlehem Steel Company, Elizabethport, New Jersey, USA with hull number 2122 and O.N. 217679. Renamed Yaqui (pennant ATF80) in 1942, became the same year the Kevin Moran and later the Cabrillo (LT 348) and lost in 1967. Steel-built. Gross tonnage 437 tons, net tonnage 203 tons) and as dimensions 141.3½ (between perpendiculars) x 27.6 (moulded) x 16.8 (moulded depth) x 14.6 (summer draught) feet. Machinery consisted of 1-800ihp triple expansion steam engine and 2 Scotch boilers. Call sign KEMZ. Standard design 150 feet steel built ocean going tugs with as Gross tonnage 437 tons, net tonnage 203 tons) and dimensions 141.3½ (between perpendiculars)-151.5 (over all) x 27.6 (moulded) x 16.8 (moulded depth) x 15.6 (draught) feet. The program was to consist of the Baldridge, Baldrock, Balshead, Ballcamp, Ballenas, Ballew, Barkhamstead, Barlow, Barrallton, Barranca, Barrenfork, Barryton, Butterfield, Buttercup, Barstow, Bartheny, Bartolome, Barwick, Basford, Pasque, Kamiakin, Klickitat, Waquioit, Sagamore, Wianno, Weanaumet, Nobska, Kittikas and Temkese.

Sources
Register of Ships Owned by United States Shipping Board dated 1 August 1920
Original source

Dutch Rhine steam tug Millingerwaard built at Arnhem, Netherlands according to the magazine De Ingenieur dated 2 June 1906

A list dated 1 November 1905 reported that the Arnhemsche Sleephellingmaatschappij, Arnhem, Netherlands built the steel Dutch Rhine steam tug Millingerwaard destined for Millingen, Netherlands. Fitted out with a 80ihp diagonal triple engine. Displacement 60 tons and as dimensions 15,50 x 3,50 x 1,80 x 1,50 metres.

Dutch Rhine steam tug Presto built at Arnhem, Netherlands according to the magazine De Ingenieur dated 2 June 1906

A list dated 1 November 1905 reported that the Arnhemsche Sleephellingmaatschappij, Arnhem, Netherlands built the steel Dutch Rhine steam tug Presto destined for Dordrechgt, Netherlands. Fitted out with a 70ihp diagonal triple engine. Displacement 70 tons and as dimensions 16,00 x 3,75 x 1,90 x 1,40 metres.

Dutch Rhine steam tug Vitesse built at Arnhem, Netherlands according to the magazine De Ingenieur dated 2 June 1906

A list dated 1 November 1905 reported that the Arnhemsche Sleephellingmaatschappij, Arnhem, Netherlands built the steel Dutch Rhine tug Vitesse destined for Zwolle. Netherlands. Fitted with a 150 ihp diagonal triple engine. Displacement 90 tons and as dimensions 21,00 x 4,50 x 2,40 x 1,60 metres.

Dutch mine hunter Zr.Ms. Makkum (M 857) 1983-


Rotterdam, Netherlands 9 September 2018

Laid down on 28 February 1983 as part of the Alkmaar-class on the shipyard of Van der Giessen de Noord, Alblasserdam, Netherlands, launched on 23 February 1985 and commissioned on 13 May. MMSI 244025000 and call sign PAEH.

Motor tug Ali sighted on Austrian part of the Danube according to a CIA report dated 7 February 1949

An item referred to a list published by the Austrian Ministry for Property Control and Economic Planning dealing with the shipping on the Austrian Danube divided in kilometres on 8 May 1945. On kilometre 2135 was sighted the motor tug Ali with a horsepower of 150hp.

RL steam tug Neckar sighted on Austrian part of the Danube according to a CIA report dated 7 February 1949

An item referred to a list published by the Austrian Ministry for Property Control and Economic Planning dealing with the shipping on the Austrian Danube divided in kilometres on 8 May 1945. On kilometre 2135 was sighted the RL steam tug Neckar with a horsepower of 450hp.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP83-00415R002100070001-9

Hungarian MFTR steam tug Bihar sighted on Austrian part of the Danube according to a CIA report dated 7 February 1949

An item referred to a list published by the Austrian Ministry for Property Control and Economic Planning dealing with the shipping on the Austrian Danube divided in kilometres on 8 May 1945. On kilometre 2135 was sighted the Hungarian MFTR (=Maygar Kiralyi Folyam es Tengerhajozasi) steam tug Bihar with a horsepower of 600hp.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP83-00415R002100070001-9

B&P motor tug Viktoria sighted on Austrian part of the Danube according to a CIA report dated 7 February 1949

An item referred to a list published by the Austrian Ministry for Property Control and Economic Planning dealing with the shipping on the Austrian Danube divided in kilometres on 8 May 1945. On kilometre 2135 was sighted the B&P motor tug Viktoria with a horsepower of 700hp.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP83-00415R002100070001-9

British offshore supply ship Portosalvo 2005-



Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 27 August 2018

United Kingdom-flagged, homeport London, IMO 9330977, MMSI 232527000 and call sign VQUS5. Owned and managed by Gulf Offshore, Aberdeen, Scotland. Built by Simek, Flekkefjord, Norway in 2005. 

The Albanian coast guard boat according to a CIA report dated 15 November 1949

An item reported that the Albanian navy possessed over one coast guard boat of German origin and stationed at Durres. Tonnage 25/30 tons/250-300 quintals, a crew numbering 10-12 men navy personnel and 2 M.R. men, a speed of 12-15 miles and an armament consisting of 2x2German quick firing guns and the individual arms of the crewmembers. The boast was now under repair at Krioneri near Vlone since she was hauled out of the water a month before. Engines and ship were seriously damaged so she won’t be available for duty for a long time.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP82-00457R003600460006-0

The Albanian naval fishing vessels according to a CIA report dated 15 November 1949

An item reported that the Albanian navy possessed of 2 motor fishing boats of Italian origin and with a tonnage of 40-50 tons, a speed of 10-12 miles and no armament excluded the individual weapons of the crewmembers. Their crews numbered 6-8 men navy personnel and M.R. The boats were used for fishing to provide the navy and the army. Stationed at Durres.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number aCIA-RDP82-00457R003600460006-0

The Albanian naval tugs according to a CIA report dated 15 November 1949

An item reported that the Albanian navy possessed 2 tugs of Italian origin with a tonnage of 70 tons/700 quintals, a speed of around 8 miles and usual an armament of a small gun of unknown calibre and the individual arms of the crewmembers. The crew numbered 10-12 navy personnel and 2 men of the M.R. One tug was built of steel plates. The other one was now disarmed for the time being and used for collecting longshoremen and towing cargo ships in the harbours of Shijak and Durres.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP82-00457R003600460006-0

The Albanian minesweepers according to a CIA report dated 15 November 1949

An item reported that the Albanian navy possessed 2 wood built minesweepers of Italian origin and which were stationed at Durres. Both had a tonnage of 70 tons/700 quintals and a speed of 8-10 miles and an armament consisting of a small cannon of unknown diameter calibre and the individual arms of the crewmembers. The crew numbered 10-12 navy personnel and 2 men of the M.R. There was a third similar vessel seized by an unknown number of men who left Durres with as destination Italy.(1)

Note
1. A comment reported that all three vessels were sighted some time ago mine sweeping in the North Corfu. Their small canon was at that moment removed to make place for the primitive mine sweeping equipment.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number albaniaCIA-RDP82-00457R003600460006-0

Dutch air-defence and command frigate Hr.Ms. Evertsen (F 805) 2001-


Rotterdam, Netherlands 9 September 2018

Of the De Zeven Provinciën-class. Laid down on 6 September 2001, launched on 19 April 2003 and commissioned on 10 July 2005. General technical specifications: displacement of 6.050 tons and as dimensions 144,2 x 17,5 x 5,2 metres. The crew numbers 169-207 men. MMSI 244942000 and call sign PAEU. 

British steamship Oakley seized by Japan according to the magazine Mitteilungen aus dem Gebiete des Seewesens dated 1905 no. 3

An item reported the arrival on 18th January 1905 at Sasebo, Japan of the seized British 3.798 register ton steamship Oakley loading with Cardiff coal bound for Vladivostok.

Note
1. Russo-Japan war 8 February 1904-5 September 1905. 

British steamship Bawtry seized by Japan according to the magazine Mitteilungen aus dem Gebiete des Seewesens dated 1905 no. 3

An item reported the arrival on 17th January 1905 at Sasebo, Japan of the off Tsushima seized British 2.407 register ton steamship Bawtry loading with victuals and shipbuilding parts bound for Vladivostok.

Note
1. Russo-Japan war 8 February 1904-5 September 1905. 

Dutch steamship Wilhelmina seized by Japan according to the magazine Mitteilungen aus dem Gebiete des Seewesens dated 1905 no. 3

An item reported that on 16th January a Japanese torpedo boat seized near Tsushima the Dutch 4.295 register tons steamship Wilhelmina loaded with Cardiff-coal destined for Vladivostok and brought towards Sasebo.

Note
1. Russo-Japan war 8 February 1904-5 September 1905. 

Chinese steamship Tungchow seized by Japan according to the magazine Mitteilungen aus dem Gebiete des Seewesens dated 1905 no. 3

An item reported that mid January 1905 the Japanese navy seized off Hong Kong the Chinese 1.502 register tons steamship Tungchow loaded with 250 tons of ammunition and explosives. According to the rumours was the at Saigon fitted out Russian cruiser Diana this cargo towards Vladivostok.

Note
1. Russo-Japan war 8 February 1904-5 September 1905. 

British steamship Lethington seized by Japan according to the magazine Mitteilungen aus dem Gebiete des Seewesens dated 1905 no. 3

An item reported that on 12 January 1905 the Japanese torpedo boat 72 seized in the Tsushima Strait the British 4.421 register tons steamship Lethington loaded with coals destined for Vladivostok. Brought to Sasebo and declared prize.

Note
1. Russo-Japan war 8 February 1904-5 September 1905. 

Thursday, 20 September 2018

Dutch research/survey vessel Fugro Pioneer 2014-



Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 22 August 2018

Bahamas-flagged, homeport Nassau, IMO 9701645, MMSI 311000262 and call sign C6BH3. Built by Damen Shipyard Gorinchem, Gorinchem, Netherlands in 2014. Owned and managed by Fugro, Leidschendam, Netherlands

East German tug No. 012 according to a CIA report dated 14 December 1953

An item reported that after 1 May 1953 was added to the fleet of the East German Deutsche Schiffahrts- und Umschlagsbetreibe (DSU) and stationed at DSU-Magdeburg the open tug with as number 012 and capacity of 721 tons.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP81-01036R000100070044-6

East German tug No. 009 according to a CIA report dated 14 December 1953

An item reported that after 1 May 1953 was added to the fleet of the East German Deutsche Schiffahrts- und Umschlagsbetreibe (DSU) and stationed at DSU-Magdeburg the decked tug with as number 009 and capacity of 660 tons.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP81-01036R000100070044-6

East German tug No. 008 according to a CIA report dated 14 December 1953

An item reported that after 1 May 1953 was added to the fleet of the East German Deutsche Schiffahrts- und Umschlagsbetreibe (DSU) and stationed at DSU-Magdeburg the open tug with as number 008 and capacity of 729 tons.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP81-01036R000100070044-6

German general cargo ship (ex-Flintermaas 1999-2016) Felix 2016-




Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 20 August 2018

Antigua&Barbuda-flagged, IMO 9180877, MMSI 305791000 and call sign V2GW6. Part of the fleet of HLB Hermann Lohmann Bereederungen GmbH&Co., Haren/Ems, Germany. Renamed Felix in April 2016. Ex-Flintermaas, owned and managed by Flinter, Barendrecht, Netherlands, Netherlands-flagged, homeport Groningen, call sign PBRR and MMSI 246410000. Built by Ferus Smit Scheepswerf, Hoogezand, Netherlands in 1999. 

Austrian DDSG steam tug Vacz sighted on Austrian part of the Danube according to a CIA report dated 7 February 1949

An item referred to a list published by the Austrian Ministry for Property Control and Economic Planning dealing with the shipping on the Austrian Danube divided in kilometres on 8 May 1945. On kilometre 2135 was sighted the Austrian DDSG steam tug Vacz with a horsepower of 400hp.

Note
1. The DDSG (Sowjetische Donau Dampf Schiffahrts Gesellschaft m.b.H.) was controlled by the Soviet Union between 1945-1955.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP83-00415R002100070001-9

Austrian DDSG steam tug Schonka sighted on Austrian part of the Danube according to a CIA report dated 7 February 1949

An item referred to a list published by the Austrian Ministry for Property Control and Economic Planning dealing with the shipping on the Austrian Danube divided in kilometres on 8 May 1945. On kilometre 2135 was sighted the Austrian DDSG steam tug Schonka with a horsepower of 800hp.

Note
1. The DDSG (Sowjetische Donau Dampf Schiffahrts Gesellschaft m.b.H.) was controlled by the Soviet Union between 1945-1955.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP83-00415R002100070001-9

Austrian DDSG steam tug Russe sighted on Austrian part of the Danube according to a CIA report dated 7 February 1949

An item referred to a list published by the Austrian Ministry for Property Control and Economic Planning dealing with the shipping on the Austrian Danube divided in kilometres on 8 May 1945. On kilometre 2135 was sighted the Austrian DDSG steam tug Russe with a horsepower of 400hp.

Note
1. The DDSG (Sowjetische Donau Dampf Schiffahrts Gesellschaft m.b.H.) was controlled by the Soviet Union between 1945-1955.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP83-00415R002100070001-9

Japanese bulk carrier Atlantic Tramp 2013-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 22 August 2018

Panama-flagged, IMO 9659921, MMSI 353260000 and call sign 3FMY2. Owned and managed by NS United Marine, Tokyo, Japan. Built by Imabari Shipbuilding, Imabari, Japan in 2013. 

Austrian DDSG motor tug Langegg sighted on Austrian part of the Danube according to a CIA report dated 7 February 1949

An item referred to a list published by the Austrian Ministry for Property Control and Economic Planning dealing with the shipping on the Austrian Danube divided in kilometres on 8 May 1945. On kilometre 2135 was sighted the Austrian DDSG motor tug Langegg with a horsepower of 1.200hp.

Note
1. The DDSG (Sowjetische Donau Dampf Schiffahrts Gesellschaft m.b.H.) was controlled by the Soviet Union between 1945-1955.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP83-00415R002100070001-9

COMOS motor tug Hohenau sighted on Austrian part of the Danube according to a CIA report dated 7 February 1949

An item referred to a list published by the Austrian Ministry for Property Control and Economic Planning dealing with the shipping on the Austrian Danube divided in kilometres on 8 May 1945. On kilometre 2178 was sighted the COMOS motor tug Hohenau with a horsepower of 850hp.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP83-00415R002100070001-9

COMOS motor tug Hirschenau sighted on Austrian part of the Danube according to a CIA report dated 7 February 1949

An item referred to a list published by the Austrian Ministry for Property Control and Economic Planning dealing with the shipping on the Austrian Danube divided in kilometres on 8 May 1945. On kilometre 2178 was sighted the COMOS motor tug Hirschenau with a horsepower of 850hp.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP83-00415R002100070001-9

Dutch oil/chemical tanker Laura-H 2002-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 20 August 2018

Gibraltar-flagged, IMO 9245299, MMSI 236363000 and call sign ZDHU3. Owned and managed by Lauranne Shipping, Sas van Gent. Netherlands. Built by Scheepswerf De Schroef, Terneuzen, Netherlands in 2002. 

Austrian DDSG motor tug Krammegg sighted on Austrian part of the Danube according to a CIA report dated 7 February 1949

An item referred to a list published by the Austrian Ministry for Property Control and Economic Planning dealing with the shipping on the Austrian Danube divided in kilometres on 8 May 1945. On kilometre 2137 and later 2135 was sighted the Austrian DDSG motor tug K[r]ammegg with a horsepower of 1.200hp.

Note
1. The DDSG (Sowjetische Donau Dampf Schiffahrts Gesellschaft m.b.H.) was controlled by the Soviet Union between 1945-1955.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP83-00415R002100070001-9

Austrian DDSG steam tug Babenberg sighted on Austrian part of the Danube according to a CIA report dated 7 February 1949

An item referred to a list published by the Austrian Ministry for Property Control and Economic Planning dealing with the shipping on the Austrian Danube divided in kilometres on 8 May 1945. On kilometre 2178 was sighted the Austrian DDSG steam tug Babenberg with a horsepower of 620hp.

Note
1. The DDSG (Sowjetische Donau Dampf Schiffahrts Gesellschaft m.b.H.) was controlled by the Soviet Union between 1945-1955.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP83-00415R002100070001-9

Austrian DDSG steam tug Suppan sighted on Austrian part of the Danube according to a CIA report dated 7 February 1949

An item referred to a list published by the Austrian Ministry for Property Control and Economic Planning dealing with the shipping on the Austrian Danube divided in kilometres on 8 May 1945. On kilometre 2179 was sighted the Austrian DDSG steam tug Suppan with a horsepower of 800hp.

Note
1. The DDSG (Sowjetische Donau Dampf Schiffahrts Gesellschaft m.b.H.) was controlled by the Soviet Union between 1945-1955.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP83-00415R002100070001-9

German general cargo ship Lone 2011-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 20 August 2018

Antigua&Barbuda-flagged, homeport Saint John’s, IMO 9458913, MMSI 305983000 and call sign V2GL6. Owned and managed by Sal Heavy Lift, Hamburg, Germany. Built by JJ Sietas Schiffswerft, Hamburg, Germany. 

British 4.370 register tons steamship Roseley seized by Japan according to the magazine Mitteilungen aus dem Gebiete des Seewesens dated 1905 no. 3

An item reported that on 11 January 1905 the Japanese cruiser Tokiwa seized in the Japanese Sea the British 4.370 register tons steamship Roseley underway with coal towards Vladivostok. Brought to Sasebo and declared prize.

Note
1. Russo-Japan war 8 February 1904-5 September 1905. 

British steamship King Arthur seized by Japan according to the magazine Mitteilungen aus dem Gebiete des Seewesens dated 1905 no. 3

An item reported that on 19 December 1904 the British 1.430 register tons steamship King Arthur when trying to leave port Arthur by the Japanese destroyer Asagiri was seized and brought to the prize court at Sasebo. She earlier delivered a cargo of barley at Vladivostok. Now were several Russian officers for the Baltic Fleet on board.(1)

Note
1. Russo-Japan war 8 February 1904-5 September 1905. 

United Kingdom-flagged steamship Lady Mitchell seized by Japan according to the magazine Mitteilungen aus dem Gebiete des Seewesens dated 1905 no. 3

An item reported that on 21 December 1904 the United Kingdom-flagged 935 register tons steamship Lady Mitchell met a Norwegian crew and a cargo of ammunition and dynamite arrived in stormy weather at Port Arthur.

Note
1. Russo-Japan war 8 February 1904-5 September 1905. 

German container ship (ex-Rio_Theresia 2013, Rio Theresa 2013, Hyundai Privilege 2013, Hanjin Green Eart 2013-2017, MSC Parle 2017, Yong le Jun Er 2017-2018) MSC Perle 2018-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 30 August 2018

Liberia-flagged, homeport Monrovia, IMO 9503732, MMSI 636017921 and call sign D5NI7. Ex-Rio_Theresia renamed 2013, Rio Theresa renamed March 2013, Hyundai Privilege renamed 2013, Liberia-flagged, Hanjin Green Eart United Kingdom-flagged, renamed 2017, MSC Parle Liberia-flagged renamed 2017 and Yong le Jun Er China-flagged renamed 2018. As Hanjin Green Earth, Isle of Man-flagged, homeport Douglas, MMSI 235097401 and owned by Dohle Schiffahrt, Hamburg, Germany. Built by Hyundai Heavy Industries, Ulsan, South Korea in 2013.

Wednesday, 19 September 2018

The Russian Danube Flotilla in Austria according to a CIA report dated 3 October 1946

An item reported that at Mannsdorf the Russian armoured patrol boat Brigade No. 1 commanded by captain 1st class Krimov was stationed numbering 23 armoured patrol vessels. The armament consisted of so-called Stalin organ (the Katyusha multiple rocket launchers), 1-10cm, gun, 1-7,5cm gun and 2-4,5cm guns ahead and furthermore 3 machineguns. The staff was also positioned at Vienna-Mannsdorf. The naval vessels stationed in Austria were part of the Danube Naval Flotilla which commanding officer rear admiral Matushkin as located at Budapest, Hungary.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP83-00415R000100090005-5

The intended sale of the Dutch Rhine steam tug Goede Gunst according to the Dutch newspaper Algemeen Handelsblad dated 9 February 1913

An announcement reported that the intended sale on a public auction by shipbroker Jaq. Pierot in the Veilingzaal, Groote Koopmansbeurs, Rotterdam, Netherlands on Saturday 15th February 14.45 o’clock of the Rhine steam tug Goede Gunst with as dimensions 29,26 x 5,30 x 2,98 metres, a 350ihp compound injection condensing compound engine and a boiler with a heating surface of 112 square metres and 13 atmosphere steam pressure.

The Greek naval program according to the magazine Mitteilungen aus dem Gebiete des Seewesens dated 1914 No. 5

The Salamis

An item reported that with agreement of all involved parties the Greek minister of navy sent a shipbuilding program to the parliament which would if executed increase the Greek naval strength on a huge scale. Except for a number of smaller units were 3 dreadnoughts (including the one under construction at the German Vulkanwerft=Salamis) and 3 armoured cruisers wanted.(1)

Note
1. Sometimes also called Vasilefs Georgias, building ordered in 1912, laid down by AG Vulkan, Hamburg, Germany on 23 July 1913, launched on 11 November 1914, never completed and broken up in 1932. 

French navy had 2 submarine flotillas according to the magazine Mitteilungen aus dem Gebiete des Seewesens dated 1914 No. 3

An item reported that the French navy seemed to have divided her submarines into two task forces, the smaller and older boats for defensive purposes and the larger and modern boats for offensive tasks. 

Dutch tug (ex-Bogazici 7 2010, Waterchief 2010-2011, BB Hunter 2011-2013, Waterchief 2013) Multratug 20 2013-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 22 August 2018

Netherlands-flagged, IMO 9572006, MMSI 244790800 and call sign PBFX. Built by Bogazici Shipping, Bogazi with yard number NB06-12 as a 65+ Bogazici Escort type in 2010; elsewhere said built by Dentas Shipbuilding&Repair, Istanbul, Turkey. Gross tonnage 463 tons, net tonnage 139 tons and as dimensions 30,26 between perpendiculars)-32,50 (over all) x 11,7- x 6,50 (hold) x 4,30 metres. Horsepower 5.710 ahp/4.200kW. Speed 13,5 miles. Bollard pull 65 tons. Ex-Bogazici, renamed Waterchief of Taubaat Service A/S, Kristiansund, Norway in 2010, renamed BB Hunter of Bukser of Bergning AS, Oslo, Norway in June 2011, renamed Waterchief in January 2013 and renamed Multratug 20 on 11 June 2013 as charter by Multraship B.V., Terneuzen, Netherlands from Taubautservice A/S, Kristiansund, Norway. 

East German tug No. 278 according to a CIA report dated 14 December 1953

An item reported that after 1 May 1953 was added to the fleet of the East German Deutsche Schiffahrts- und Umschlagsbetreibe (DSU) and stationed at DSU-Magdeburg the open tug with as number 278 and capacity of 612 tons.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP81-01036R000100070044-6

East German tug No. 277 according to a CIA report dated 14 December 1953

An item reported that after 1 May 1953 was added to the fleet of the East German Deutsche Schiffahrts- und Umschlagsbetreibe (DSU) and stationed at DSU-Magdeburg the open tug with as number 277 and capacity of 534 tons.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP81-01036R000100070044-6

East German tug No. 276 according to a CIA report dated 14 December 1953

An item reported that after 1 May 1953 was added to the fleet of the East German Deutsche Schiffahrts- und Umschlagsbetreibe (DSU) and stationed at DSU-Magdeburg the open tug with as number 276 and capacity of 499 tons.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP81-01036R000100070044-6

Dutch twin screw tug (ex-Afon Goch 1997-2018) DCS Explorer 2018



Locks Vlissingen, Netherlands 20 August 2018

United Kingdom-flagged, IMO 9150781, MMSI 232002785 and call sign MWIP7. Built as the Afon Goch by Hepworth Shipyard, Kingston upon Hull, United Kingdom for Holyhead Towing in 1997. Now owned by DCS=Delta Coastal Services, Vlissingen, Netherlands (since April 2018?). Gross register tonnage 129,3 tons, deadweight 144 tons and as dimensions 23,8 (over all) x 7,5 x 3,25 9depth) x 2 (aft) metres. Bollard pull 19 tonnes. Speed while free running 11,1 knots. 

Austrian DDSG motor tug Ried sighted on Austrian part of the Danube according to a CIA report dated 7 February 1949

An item referred to a list published by the Austrian Ministry for Property Control and Economic Planning dealing with the shipping on the Austrian Danube divided in kilometres on 8 May 1945. On kilometre 2135 was sighted the Austrian DDSG motor tug Ried with a horsepower of 900hp.

Note
1. The DDSG (Sowjetische Donau Dampf Schiffahrts Gesellschaft m.b.H.) was controlled by the Soviet Union between 1945-1955.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP83-00415R002100070001-9

Austrian DDSG motor tug Pielach sighted on Austrian part of the Danube according to a CIA report dated 7 February 1949

An item referred to a list published by the Austrian Ministry for Property Control and Economic Planning dealing with the shipping on the Austrian Danube divided in kilometres on 8 May 1945. On kilometre 2135 was sighted the Austrian DDSG motor tug Pielach with a horsepower of 800hp.

Note
1. The DDSG (Sowjetische Donau Dampf Schiffahrts Gesellschaft m.b.H.) was controlled by the Soviet Union between 1945-1955.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP83-00415R002100070001-9

Austrian DDSG motor tug Loisach sighted on Austrian part of the Danube according to a CIA report dated 7 February 1949

An item referred to a list published by the Austrian Ministry for Property Control and Economic Planning dealing with the shipping on the Austrian Danube divided in kilometres on 8 May 1945. On kilometre 2135 was sighted the Austrian DDSG motor tug Loisach with a horsepower of 800hp.

Note
1. The DDSG (Sowjetische Donau Dampf Schiffahrts Gesellschaft m.b.H.) was controlled by the Soviet Union between 1945-1955.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP83-00415R002100070001-9

German light cruiser SMS Karlsruhe excepted by German navy according to the magazine Mitteilungen aus dem Gebiete des Seewesens dated 1914 No. 1-2

SMS Magdeburg

SMS Karlsruhe. With our thanks

SMS Graudenz

An item reported that the German small cruiser Karlsruhe (1) performed well during her trial with the Parsons turbines machinery delivering 26.000 ehp working without problems exceeding the contracted minimums. She was accepted by the German navy. Displacement 4.900 tons and as dimensions 139 x 13,7 x 5,2 metres.

Note
1. Of the Karlsruhe-class consisting of the Karlsruhe and Rostock. Preceded by the Magdeburg-class and succeeded by the Graudenz-class. Building ordered as the Ersatz Seeadler, laid down at the Germaniawerft, Kiel, Germany on 21 September 1911, baptized by Karl Siegrist and launched on 11 November 1912, commissioned on 15 January 1914 but lost while underway towards Barbados when on 4 November 1914 due to an internal explosion killing the major part of her crew. Part of the crew reached safely the collier Rio Negro before the stern disappeared in the waves.

Displacement 4.900 (design)-6.191 (full load) tons and as dimensions 142,2 x 13,7 x 5,38 metres or 466.6 x 44.11 x 17.8” feet. The machinery consisted of 2 sets of Marine steam turbines and 12 coal fuelled Marine-type water tube boilers and 2 oil-fuelled double-ended boilers supplying 26.000 shp allowing a maximum speed of 28,5 knots. With a speed of 12 knots and a bunker capacity of 1.300 tons coal and 200 tons oil was her range 5.000 nautical miles. Her crew numbered 373 men (included 18 officers). The armour consisted of a 6cm/2.4” thick waterline belt, a 6cm/2.4” thick deck with the conning tower protected by 10cm/3.9”. The armament consisted of 12x1-10,5cm/4.1” L/45 quick firing guns and 2-50cm/19.7” submerged in the hull on the broadsides and 120 mines. 

Romania intended to found a torpedo sea mines school at Galatz and at Sulina a torpedo boat station according to the magazine Mitteilungen aus dem Gebiete des Seewesens dated 1914 No. 4

An item reported that Romania intended to found a torpedo sea mines school at Galatz and at Sulina a torpedo boat station. The cruiser Elisaveta was to be used as gunnery training ship. 

Canadian fishery patrol Galliano executing trials according to the magazine Mitteilungen aus dem Gebiete des Seewesens dated 1914 No. 1-2

An item reported that the Canadian fishery patrol Galliano at her trial achieved a speed of 14,25 knots, contracted was 14 knots. Dimensions 49,3 x 8,2 x 4,2 metres. Machinery consisted of triple expansion steam engines.(1)

Note
1. Crew numbered 33 men. Launched by Dublin Dockyard, Dublin, Ireland on 18 October 1913, completed in December 1913, acquired in 1914, commissioned in the Royal Canadian Navy as the HMCS Galiano in 1918 and foundered on 30 October 1918. 

New naval building program sent to Russian parliament according to the magazine Mitteilungen aus dem Gebiete des Seewesens dated 1914 No. 3

An item referred to a statement of the Russian navy minister Grigorowitsch (1) that the program for increasing the Russian fleet was sent to the parliament. The building could however not started before 1915. It was not possible to estimate the needed budget extending a period beyond 5 years caused by the continuous improvement in naval shipbuilding making it not possible which type of battleships were needed over 6 years.

Note
1. Ivan Konstantinovich Grigorovich (26 January 1853 St. Petersburg, Russia,-3 March 1930 Menton, France), the last minister of navy in the Russian Empire between 1911-31 March 1917 and served in the navy between 1880-1915 ending his career in the rank of admiral. 

Brazil wanted to order new dreadnought to replace the sold Rio de Janeiro according to the magazine Mitteilungen aus dem Gebiete des Seewesens dated 1914 No. 3

Rio de Janeiro

An item referred to the Revista Maritime Brazileira reporting that instead of the battleship Rio de Janeiro (1) sold to Turkey, the British shipyard Withworth and Co., Newcastle-on-Tyne, England was to built a similar strong battleship (2). Displacement and armament were still unknown.

Notes
1. Laid down as Rio de Janeiro at the shipyard of Armstrong, Newcastle upon Tyne, England with yard number 702 on 14 September 1911, launched on 22 January 1913, for sale since October 1913 and sold to the Ottoman Empire for 2.750.000 pound sterling on 28 December 1913. Estimated building costs were 14.500.000. Brazil sold when finances became a problem as a result of the rubber boom collapse while on the other the relations with her rival Argentina improved. The original idea was that she was to be largest and most powerful warship of her time according to a statement of the Brazilian government on 6 August 1910. After protests was she redesigned and the original planned displacement of 32.000 tons (normal) reduced to 27.500 tons (normal).Renamed by Turkey in Sultan Osman-l Evvel executed she her trials in July 1914, completed in August 1914 and seized by the British government when the first World War broke out. In British service renamed in HMS Agincourt although she was now modified for instance by removing the flying bridge over the two centre turrets. Working up until 7 September 1914, in the reserve at Rosyth, Scotland in March 1919, Brazil was despite serious considerations finally not interested in buying her when she was offered for 1 million pound sterling in 1921 and she was to be disposed since April 1921, used for experiments in 1921, sold to be broken up as a result of the Washington Navy Treatt on 19 December 1922 but nor earlier broken up as in the end of 1924.
2. This battleship to be armed with 8-38,1cm/15 guns was ordered on 12 May 1914, to be laid down on 10 September 1914 which was prevented by the outbreak of the First World War and cancelled on 13 May 1915. 

China ordered the building of 3 cruiser in Italy according to the magazine Mitteilungen aus dem Gebiete des Seewesens dated 1914 No. 3

An item reported that China ordered at the shipyard Cantiere Navale Triestino, Monfalcone, Italy the building of 3 cruisers with as dimensions 110 x 12 x 4,7 metres. The machinery would consist of Parson turbines and mixed coal-fuel fired Yarrow boilers delivering 30.000 ehp. The armament consisted of 10-10,2cm/4” Skoda guns and 2 torpedo launchers. 

Brazilian naval officers trained in the USA according to the magazine Mitteilungen aus dem Gebiete des Seewesens dated 1914 No. 3

An item referred to the Revista Maritime Brazileira reporting that several Brazilian naval officers were to be trained for a period of  2 years in the USA. 

Large number of French officers and petty officer leaving the service according to the magazine Mitteilungen aus dem Gebiete des Seewesens dated 1914 No. 3

An item reported that a remarkable large number of officers and petty officers left the French navy. Especially the newest tests were responsible for leaving the service by petty officers although being good experienced sailors lacking sufficient theoretical education. 

French navy numbered 7 flotillas for offensive and harbour-coastal defence tasks according to the magazine Mitteilungen aus dem Gebiete des Seewesens dated 1914 No. 3

An item reported that for 1914 the French navy consisted of 3 flotillas for offensive purposes and another 4 for harbour and coastal defence. The three offensive squadrons were stationed at Toulon, France (2 destroyers, 8 submarines), Bizerte, Tunisia (3 destroyers, 12 submarines and Oran, Algeria ( destroyer, 4 submarines). The four defence flotillas were stationed at Cherbourg, France (31 torpedo boats, 4 submarines), Brest, France (23 torpedo boats, 4 submarines), Toulon, France (26 torpedo boats, 7 submarines) and Bizerte, Tunisia (24 torpedo boats, 5 submarines). 

French gunboats Moquese and Malicieuse planning to visit Sabang, Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Het nieuws van den dag voor Nederlandsch-Indië dated 31 May 1922

German light cruiser SMS Emden

An item reported that begin June the French gunboats Moquese and Malicieuse would visit Sabang, Dutch East Indies. The main reason for their visit was to place a statue at the grave of French naval officer Varissan who was killed in the fight between the French torpedo boat/destroyer Mousquet and the German warship Emden.

Spanish torpedo boat Bustamente landed volunteers and stores on the island Penon off the Spanish Moroccan coast according to the Dutch newspaper De Maasbode dated 18 April 1922

An item dated Madrid, Spain 15th reported that officially was stated that the Spanish torpedo boat Bustamente landed volunteers and stores on the island Penon off the Spanish Moroccan coast without any problems.(1)

Note
1.Probably as a result of the so-called Rif War between 1920-1927 in which Spain and later also France were involved and which ended with the dissolution of the Berber Republic of the Rif on 27 May 1926. 

Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Dutch tug Multratug 27 2013-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 22 August 2018

Netherlands-flagged, homeport Terneuzen, Netherlands, IMO 9667875, MMSI 244660818 and call sign PCWB. Dimensions 25,78 (between perpendiculars)-28,67 (over all) x 10,43 (over all) x 4.80 (maximum draft) x 15,00 (airdraft) metres, gross tonnage 294 tons, net tonnage 88 tons and deadweight 160 tons. Built at the Damen Shipyard Gorinchem, Gorinchem, Netherlands in 2013. Owned and managed by Multraship towage& salvage, Terneuzen, Netherlands. Bollard pull maximum 63,2 tons and maximum speed 13,4 knots.

Austrian DDSG motor tug Kolmegg sighted on Austrian part of the Danube according to a CIA report dated 7 February 1949

An item referred to a list published by the Austrian Ministry for Property Control and Economic Planning dealing with the shipping on the Austrian Danube divided in kilometres on 8 May 1945. On kilometre 2179 was sighted the Austrian DDSG motor tug Kolmegg with a horsepower of 1.200hp.

Note
1. The DDSG (Sowjetische Donau Dampf Schiffahrts Gesellschaft m.b.H.) was controlled by the Soviet Union between 1945-1955.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP83-00415R002100070001-9

Austrian DDSG motor tug Freudenau sighted on Austrian part of the Danube according to a CIA report dated 7 February 1949

An item referred to a list published by the Austrian Ministry for Property Control and Economic Planning dealing with the shipping on the Austrian Danube divided in kilometres on 8 May 1945. On kilometre 2179 was sighted the Austrian DDSG motor tug Freudenau with a horsepower of 820hp.

Note
1. The DDSG (Sowjetische Donau Dampf Schiffahrts Gesellschaft m.b.H.) was controlled by the Soviet Union between 1945-1955.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP83-00415R002100070001-9

Yugoslavian JRP steam tug Kralj. Tvrtko according to a CIA report dated 7 February 1949

An item referred to a list published by the Austrian Ministry for Property Control and Economic Planning dealing with the shipping on the Austrian Danube divided in kilometres on 8 May 1945. On kilometre 2195 was sighted the Yugoslavian JRP (=Jugoslavenska recna plovidba) steam tug Kralj. Tvrtko with a horsepower of 500hp.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP83-00415R002100070001-9

Italian anchor handling vessel A.H. Liguria 2008-



Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 28 August 2018

Italy-flagged, IMO 9381495, MMSI 247237300 and call sign ICIT. Owned and managed by Finarge Armamento Genovese s.r.l., Genua, Italy. Built by Fincantieri Riva Trigoso, Sestri Levante, Italy and delivered in May 2008. Gross tonnage 22.899 tons, deadweight 2.945-3.100 (with 6,85 metres draught) tons and as dimensions 76,25 (over all) x 17,50 (moulded) x 6,85 (maximum excluded the skeg aft of 62 centimetres). Bollard pull 180 ton continuous. Speed 16 knots. 

East German tug No. 323 according to a CIA report dated 14 December 1953

An item reported that after 1 May 1953 was added to the fleet of the East German Deutsche Schiffahrts- und Umschlagsbetreibe (DSU) and stationed at DSU-Berlin the open tug with as number 323 and capacity of 515 tons.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP81-01036R000100070044-6

East German tug No. 318 according to a CIA report dated 14 December 1953

An item reported that after 1 May 1953 was added to the fleet of the East German Deutsche Schiffahrts- und Umschlagsbetreibe (DSU) and stationed at DSU-Berlin the open tug with as number 318 and capacity of 503 tons.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP81-01036R000100070044-6

East German tug No. 314 according to a CIA report dated 14 December 1953

An item reported that after 1 May 1953 was added to the fleet of the East German Deutsche Schiffahrts- und Umschlagsbetreibe (DSU) and stationed at DSU-Berlin the open tug with as number 314 and capacity of 526 tons.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP81-01036R000100070044-6

Norwegian oil chemical tanker (ex-Bow Singapore 1999-2015) Kilstraum 2015-



Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 26 August 2018

Malta-flagged, homeport Valletta, IMO 9164732, MMSI 256162000 and call sign 9HA3844. Built at the New Szzecin Shipyard, Szczecin, Poland on 1999. As the Bow Pilot Singapore-flagged, MMSI 564978000, managed by Odfjell, Bergen, Norway and owned by Odfjell Asia, Singapore, renamed April 2015. Registered owner now Utkilen Shipping AS, between 1999-2007 Odfjell Asia Pte. Ltd, Manager since 2015 Utkilen AS, Bergen, Norway. 

RL steam tug L. v. Donle sighted on Austrian part of the Danube according to a CIA report dated 7 February 1949

An item referred to a list published by the Austrian Ministry for Property Control and Economic Planning dealing with the shipping on the Austrian Danube divided in kilometres on 8 May 1945. On kilometre 2135 was sighted the RL steam tug L. v. Donle with a horsepower of 1.200hp.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP83-00415R002100070001-9

German navy motor tug Forsch sighted on Austrian part of the Danube according to a CIA report dated 7 February 1949

An item referred to a list published by the Austrian Ministry for Property Control and Economic Planning dealing with the shipping on the Austrian Danube divided in kilometres on 8 May 1945. On kilometre 2135 was sighted the DKM (German navy) motor tug Forsch with a horsepower of 250hp.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP83-00415R002100070001-9

The composition of the Albanian merchant fleet according to a CIA report dated 15 November 1949

An item reported that the Albanian merchant shipping consisted of 13 passenger ships, 20 motor caiques and 6 fishing boats. The passenger ships were of Italian origin and with a tonnage of respectively 2-60 tons/600 quintals, 1-30 tons/300 quintals and to varying between 15 tons/150 quintals and 20 tons/200 quintals. The shipyard at Durres started with building a ship of 500 tons/5.000 quintals supervised by the Greek Odesseus Manettas coming from the island Corfu and already worked at the shipyard before the Second World War. Except for passengers transported the ships also cargoes over short distances. The caiques were mostly of Italian origin and ha tonnage of respectively 1-300 tons/3.000 quintals, 1-250 tons/2.500 quintals, 2-150 tons/1.500 quintals, 2-100 tons/1.000 quintals and 13 varying between 10 tons/100 quintals and 70 tons/700 quintals. The fishing boats were mostly of Italian origin and a tonnage varying between 50 tons/500 quintals-100 tons/1.000 quintals.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP82-00457R003600460006-0

Monday, 17 September 2018

Norwegian heavy lift semi-submersible barge Boabarge 35

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 26 August 2018

Since 2009 active? Of BOA, Trondheim, Norway. 

East German tug No. 229 according to a CIA report dated 14 December 1953

An item reported that after 1 May 1953 was added to the fleet of the East German Deutsche Schiffahrts- und Umschlagsbetreibe (DSU) and stationed at DSU-Berlin the decked tug with as number 229 and capacity of 579 tons.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP81-01036R000100070044-6

East German tug No. 225 according to a CIA report dated 14 December 1953

An item reported that after 1 May 1953 was added to the fleet of the East German Deutsche Schiffahrts- und Umschlagsbetreibe (DSU) and stationed at DSU-Berlin the open tug with as number 225 and capacity of 568 tons.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP81-01036R000100070044-6

East German tug No. 224 according to a CIA report dated 14 December 1953

An item reported that after 1 May 1953 was added to the fleet of the East German Deutsche Schiffahrts- und Umschlagsbetreibe (DSU) and stationed at DSU-Berlin the open tug with as number 224 and capacity of 565 tons.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP81-01036R000100070044-6

British deck cargo pontoon Osprey Valiant 2013-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 20 August 2018

IMO 9642461, United Kingdom-flagged and homeport Newcastle upon Tyne. Owned and managed by Osprey Maritime, Bristol, England. Built by Damen Shipyard Gorinchem, Gorinchem, Netherlands in 2013. 

Personnel strength of the Albanian navy according to a CIA report dated 15 November 1949

An item reported that the personnel strength of the Albanian navy numbered 300 men of which one third served at Tirana and two third at the naval base at Durres, the latter commanded by a lieutenant.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP82-00457R003600460006-0

Albanian naval and army officers trained in the USSR according to a CIA report dated 21 December 1951

An item reported that at the moment around 30 officers of the Albania navy and another 20 officers of the Albanian army were trained/instructed in the USSR.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number albaniaCIA-RDP82-00457R009800010013-3

Albania lacking own department of navy according to a CIA report dated 15 November 1949

An item reported that Albania lacked an own department of navy. The naval affairs were a responsibility of the department of war.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP82-00457R003600460006-0

British offshore construction jack up Seajacks Scylla 2015-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 22 August 2018

Panama-flagged, IMO 9698939, MMSI 356068000 and call sign 3FSA3. Built by Samsung Shipbuilding&Heavy Industries, Geoje, South Korea as Samsung 2095 in 2015. Owned and managed by Seajacks UK, Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom. Also called a Wind Farm Installation vessel.

East German DSU tug Donaccording to a CIA report dated 14 December 1953

An item reported that after 1 May 1953 was added to the fleet of the East German Deutsche Schiffahrts- und Umschlagsbetreibe (DSU) and stationed at DSU-Berlin the originally private owned side wheeler steam tug Don with as number 736 and horsepower 550hp.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP81-01036R000100070044-6

East German DSU tug Desna according to a CIA report dated 14 December 1953

An item reported that after 1 May 1953 was added to the fleet of the East German Deutsche Schiffahrts- und Umschlagsbetreibe (DSU) and stationed at DSU-Berlin the originally private owned side wheeler steam tug Desna with as number 728 and horsepower 450hp.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP81-01036R000100070044-6

East German DSU tug Beresina according to a CIA report dated 14 December 1953

An item reported that after 1 May 1953 was added to the fleet of the East German Deutsche Schiffahrts- und Umschlagsbetreibe (DSU) and stationed at DSU-Berlin the originally private owned screw steam tug Beresina with as number 722 and horsepower 120hp.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP81-01036R000100070044-6

Sunday, 16 September 2018

Dutch fishing vessel Johanna Cornelia (TH-6) 1981-



Schelde off Vlisingen, Netherlands27 August 2018

Netherlands-flagged, IMO 8008357, MMSI 244907000 and call sign PFDD. Built by Scheepswerf Veldthuis, Zuidbroek, Netherlands in 1981

Dutch fishing vessel Elizabeth (YE-139) 1985-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 24 August 2018

Netherlands-flagged,  IMO 8516938, MMSI 245571000 and call sign PDXB. Ex-Elizabeth renamed 4 June 1999 and Elisabeth renamed 4 March 2005. 

Austrian DDSG motor tug Glanegg/R3sighted on Austrian part of the Danube according to a CIA report dated 7 February 1949

An item referred to a list published by the Austrian Ministry for Property Control and Economic Planning dealing with the shipping on the Austrian Danube divided in kilometres on 8 May 1945. On kilometre 1942 was sighted the new Austrian DDSG motor tug Glanegg/R3 with a horsepower of 800hp.

Note
1. The DDSG (Sowjetische Donau Dampf Schiffahrts Gesellschaft m.b.H.) was controlled by the Soviet Union between 1945-1955.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP83-00415R002100070001-9

Austrian DDSG steam tug Ybbs sighted on Austrian part of the Danube according to a CIA report dated 7 February 1949

An item referred to a list published by the Austrian Ministry for Property Control and Economic Planning dealing with the shipping on the Austrian Danube divided in kilometres on 8 May 1945. On kilometre 1942 was sighted the Austrian DDSG steam tug Ybbs with a horsepower of 550hp.

Note
1. The DDSG (Sowjetische Donau Dampf Schiffahrts Gesellschaft m.b.H.) was controlled by the Soviet Union between 1945-1955.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP83-00415R002100070001-9

Austrian DDSG steam tug Persenbeug sighted on Austrian part of the Danube according to a CIA report dated 7 February 1949

An item referred to a list published by the Austrian Ministry for Property Control and Economic Planning dealing with the shipping on the Austrian Danube divided in kilometres on 8 May 1945. On kilometre 1942 was sighted the Austrian DDSG steam tug Persenbeug with a horsepower of 800hp.

Note
1. The DDSG (Sowjetische Donau Dampf Schiffahrts Gesellschaft m.b.H.) was controlled by the Soviet Union between 1945-1955.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP83-00415R002100070001-9

Italian tug Eraclea 2010-



Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 26 August 2018 towing Boabarge 35

Italy-flagged, homeport Catania, IMO 9499656, MMSI 247278500 and call sign IITX2. Built by Rosetti Marino, Ravenna, Italy in 2010. Owned and managed by Augustea Shipmanagement, Naples, Italy. Gross tonnage 1.397 tons, net tonnage 419 tons, deadweight 1.268 tons and as dimensions 50,00 (over all) x 15,50 x 6,55 (depth) x 5,68 (draught) metres. Speed 12 9service)-13 maximum) knots. Total horsepower 8.160 bhp. Bollard pull 120 tons. 

Belgian Rhine steam tug Arnhem built at Arnhem, Netherlands according to the magazine De Ingenieur dated 2 June 1906

A list dated 1 November 1905 reported that the Arnhemsche Sleephellingmaatschappij, Arnhem, Netherlands built the steel Belgian Rhine tug Arnhem destined for Luik, Belgium. Fitted out with a 275ihp vertical triple engine. Displacement 135 tons and as dimensions 22,00 x 4,90 x 2,85 x 2,00 metres.

German Rhine tug steam Hassia II built at Arnhem, Netherlands according to the magazine De Ingenieur dated 2 June 1906

A list dated 1 November 1905 reported that the Arnhemsche Sleephellingmaatschappij, Arnhem, Netherlands built the steel German Rhine tug Hassia II destined for Mainz. Fitted out with a 225ihp diagonal triple engine. Displacement 110 tons and as dimensions 21,00 x 5,00 x 2,50 x 1,70 metres.

German Rhine steam tug Mathias Stinnes 10 built at Arnhem, Netherland according to the magazine De Ingenieur dated 2 June 1906

A list dated 1 November 1905 reported that the Arnhemsche Sleephellingmaatschappij, Arnhem, Netherlands built the steel German Rhine steam tug Mathias Stinnes 10 destined for Mühlheim Ruhr, Germany. Fitted out with a 250ihp diagonal triple engine. Displacement 125 tons and as dimensions 25,00 x 5,20 x 2,50 x 1,70 metres.

British tug Svitzer Stanlow 2004-



Bromborough, United Kingdom 2 January 2017

United Kingdom-flagged, IMO 9352793, MMSI 235010620 and call sign MLNF7.
Gross tonnage 656 tons, net tonnage 196 ton, deadweight 207,65 tons and as dimensions 37,50 (over all) x 13,50 (moulded) x 5,30 9depth moulded0 x 6,05 (draught) metres. Bollard pull 70 tons. Owned by Svizter, Copenhagen, Denmark and managed by Svitzer marine, Middlesborough, United Kingdom. Laid down by SL Marine Batam, Batam, Indonesia on 29 December 2004 and delivered in 2006. 

Hungarian inland steam tug Badacsony according to a CIA report dated 21 August 1957

An item mentioned the Hungarian inland steam tug Badacsony with a horsepower of  200 hp.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP80T00246A036800110001-1

Hungarian inland screw steam tug LIII according to a CIA report dated 21 August 1957

An item mentioned the Hungarian inland screw steam tug LIII with a horsepower of 200 hp.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP80T00246A036800110001-1