Sunday, 29 January 2017

Dutch tug Schelde returned in the Netherlands with survivors of the Italian floating crane Tourelle according to the Dutch newspaper Nieuwe Schiedamsche Courant dated 27 September 1911

An item reported the arrival at Vlaardingen, Netherlands a day earlier of the Dutch tug Schelde with on board the survivors of the crew on board of the lost Italian floating crane No. 415 while bound for Spezia, Italy. The crane was assured for 26.750 pound sterling, partly at London, England.

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