An item reported that the Dutch steel built tug Independent with success executed her trial. Built by the N.V. Scheepsbouw en Gashouderbouw v.h Jonker&Stans, Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht, Netherlands for account of the N.V. Onafhankelijke Sleepdienst, Rotterdam, Netherlands. Gross register tonnage 84 tons and as dimensions 25 x 5,80 x 2,80 metres. Fitted out with a 430 ihp machinery and boiler manufactured by the N.V. Bolnes v/h J.H. van Capellen, Bolnes, Netherlands.