Inner harbour Tiel, Netherlands 5 January 2009
As Noordpool owned by P. Smit Jr. Nederlandsche Stoomsleepdienst NV, Rotterdam, Netherlands 1956-1973, Piet Smit Sleepdienst BV, Rotterdam 1973-1975, Smit VOS BV, Rotterdam 1975-1988, Smit Haven sleepdienst BV 1988-1991, as Willem by van Tiel Gerwi Bergingsbedrijf BV, Beneden-Leeuwen and again as Noordpool since 1991 by Tiel Berging Sleep&Transport BV, Geldermalsen, Netherlands. Dimensions 22,94 x 5,70 x 2,26 metres. The original 376hp Stork engine is later replaced by a 685 hp Deutz SBA 12M816 engine. Netherlands-flagged with EU number 2309787. Built by Weerter Scheepsbouw Mij, Weert, Netherlands with yard number 519 in 1956.