Saturday, 17 February 2018

Dutch tug Zambesi sold to be broken up according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 24 August 1934

An item reported that the Dutch tug Zambesi of 322 gross tons and built by Jos.L. Meyer, Papendrecht, Netherlands in 1914 was sold by the Vereenigde Nederlandsche Scheepvaart Maatschappij, The Hague, Netherlands to be broken up. At that moment was she berthed at Mombassa, Kenya  with damage. (1)

1. Owned by the Holland Zuid Afrika Lijn, Amsterdam, Netherlands, call sign QCWD/PIWE, horsepower 575ihp, dimensions 132.10 x 25.8 x 12.0 (hold) feet and 68 net tons. Steel built screw steam tug.