Monday, 19 February 2018

Dutch ocean going tug Poolzee sold towards Greece and renamed Marigo Matsas according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 4 November 1932

Source Kon. Mij. De Schelde Archive Machinefabriek en Ketelmakerij 506.182

An item reported that the Dutch ocean going tug Poolzee was sold by L. Smit&Co.’s Sleepdienst, Rotterdam, Netherlands to the Fa. Loucas Matsas&Sons, Piraeus, Greece for around 1.000 pound sterling. She was built by L. Smit&Zn., Kinderdijk, Netherlands in 1900. Horsepower 750ihp and of 304 gross register tons. The edition dated 2 December 1932 reported that she was renamed Marigo Matsas.(1)

1. In 1930 call sign PQKR/POUV, dimensions 134,6 x 27.7 x 12.10 (hold) feet. Engine by the Kon. Mij. De Schelde, Vlissingen, Netherlands ordered on 20 January 1899, arrived on 12 February 1900 and departed on 5 April 1900.