Thursday, 8 April 2021

Dutch inland motor tug (Marianne 1913-1916, Gebr. Cohrs II 1916-1918, Jason 1918-1958, Johann 1958-2005) Alphecca 2005-

Vianen, Netherlands 18 May 2007

Netherlands-flagged, ENI no. 02212782, MMSI 244740158 and call sign PCOAT. Launched at the shipyard of G&H Bodewes, Martenshoek with yard number 554 on Saturday afternoon 4 October 1913. The building as a steam tug started for their own account but she was fold for ƒ 52.500 to C.L. Hehrkens, Hamburg, Germany and named Marianne with a KLUG 220 ihp steam engine. The boiler was placed on 29 October and on Thursday afternoon 27 November left she the shipyard. Dimensions 23,0 x 5,20 x 3,00 metres. Nowadays fitted out with a Deutz 500hp engine. As the Gebr. Cohrs II 1916 owned by Gebrs. Cohrs, Danzig, Germany, 1917 Bugsier GmbH, Hamburg, Germany, renamed Jason 1918, 1921 owned by Habermann&Guckes AG, Kiel, Germany, 1938 Joh. Matthies, Hamburg, Germany, 1950 Ewald Ottens, Cuxhaven, Germany, 1958 as the Johann of H. Gerlach, Hamburg and rebuilt a year later as motor tug at Hamburg, 1967 of Vereinigte Schlepp Reedereien GmbH, Hamburg, 2005 K. Meijer, Westerbroek, Netherlands, 2005 as the Alphannec of J.J. Pols&D. van der Horst, Hellevoetsluis, Netherlands and since 2006 of the Stichting tot behoud v/d mslb Alphecca, Hellevoetsluis.

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