Monday, 16 July 2018

Dutch tug Doggersbank 1964-1989 (St. Lucia 1989-?2012?, Doggersbank >2012-2017?)


model Sleepvaartmuseum Maassluis, 21 April 2018

Netherlands-flagged and EU no. 2311512. Built with yard number 628 by N.V. Scheepswerven v/h/ H.H. Bodewes, Milllingen, Netherlands for the Nieuwe Rotterdamsche Sleepdienst NV, Rotterdam, Netherlands in 1964, since 1986 of Smit Havensleepdiensten BV, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 1986 towed towards Balboa to serve as reserve tug, since 1987 of Smit International Harbour Towage (Panam) Inc., Panama and since 1989 of Tugs Ltd, Castries, St. Lucia. In 2012 lying laid up, sunko in 28 October in the harbour of Castries, salvaged in 2015 but sunk partly again in 2017. IMO 8676714. Dimensions 25,00 (waterline)-26,35 (over all) x 7,20 (on thrushes) x 1,95 (hull at midsection)-3,30 (basic) x 4,12 (height at sides) metres and, gross tonnage 100 tons a displacement of 200 cubic metres, Horsepower 2 x550hp.