Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Dutch inland tug (ex-H436 1941-?, H 446 ?-?, M242 ?-1968, Irene 1968-1978) Ronald 1978-

Inner harbour Vlissingen, Netherlands 9 May 2017

Dokhaven Vlissingen, Netherlands 10 May 2017

Netherlands-flagged, ENI 02104250, MMSI 244670034 and call sign PB5068. Built by Schiffswerft Ubigau, Dresden, Germany in 1941.Dimensions 22,72 x 5,85 x 1,94 metres and 16 tons measurement. Length in the past was 23,11 metres. The original 2x100hp Deutz engines were replaced by 2x340hp DAF engines. As H 436, later H446 owned by Reischschleppbetrieb Hannover, Hannover, Germany, as the M242 by Reischschleppbetrieb Minden, Minden, Germany, renamed Irene in 1968 of N.J. van Montfort, Venlo, Netherlands, renamed Ronald in 1978 of J. ten Kley, Maasbracht, Netherlands and since 2009 of Voets BV, Maasbracht.