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Sunday, 18 February 2018

Dutch ocean going tug (ex-Jacob van Heemskerck) Gele Zee sold towards the Soviet Union according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 22 March 1934

An item reported that the Dutch ocean going tug (ex-Jacob van Heemskerck) Gele Zee built by Jonker&Stans, Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht, Netherlands in 1921 with a horsepower of 1.100ihp was sold by L. Smit&Co.’s Internationale Sleepdienst, Rotterdam, Netherlands to Sovtorgflot, Russia.(1) According to the edition dated 17th May renamed Tainfun.

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1. Call sign NSWL/PEHD, 515 gross tons, 63 net tons and as dimensions 151.5 x 29.1 x 14.0 (hold) feet.