Sunday, 22 January 2017

Dutch built Italian floating crane Tourelle capsized in the Bay of Biscay according to the Dutch newspaper Nieuwe Schiedamsche Courant dated Saturday 23 September 1911

An item reported that the Italian floating No. 415 which departed on the 12th from the shipyard Gusto towards Spezia while towed by the Dutch tug Schelde capsized on Thursday in the Bay of Biscay. All men on board were saved.(1)

1.Yard number 415 was the 150/90 tons floating derrick crane Tourelle built for Ansaldo, Genoa, Italy.