Thursday, 19 July 2018

French pusher tug Pierre Brousse 1970-1998


Dimensions 30 (between perpendiculars)-32 (over all) x 12,93 (moulded)-13 (maximum) x 2,75 (depth) x 1,65 (draught) metres. Machinery consisted of 3x1.600 hp high speed SACM diesels (later replaced by 3x1.763hp0 driving 3 screws. Built for the service on the Rhine at the shipyard N.V. Scheepswerf en Machinefabriek De Biesbosch, Dordrecht, Netherlands with yard number 521 for account of the Compagnie Francaise Rhenane, Strasbourg, France in 1970. Push capacity 6 standard barges of each 2.200/2.600 ton. EU 1820011. Broken up by Plezier BV, Amsterdam, Netherlands in 1998.