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by Magoonigal
Sat Jul 31, 2010 6:49 pm
Forum: Svitzer Fleet
Topic: F.B. 07 till F.B. 23
Replies: 8
Views: 1633

Re: F.B. 07 till F.B. 23

Henk,

Liverpool Lighterage had some as well.

FB 267, 269, 270, 271, 272, 273, 278, 279, 284, 288, 289. All built at Barrow-in-Furness in 1944.

and

FB 292, 293, 294, 295, 296, 297, 300. Barrow 1945.

All with a Registered Net Tonnage of 106.
by Magoonigal
Sat Jul 31, 2010 6:38 pm
Forum: Svitzer Fleet
Topic: F.B. 24 and F.B. 25
Replies: 5
Views: 3592

Re: F.B. 24 and F.B. 25

Were these bought in 1947 as well?? Henk.
by Magoonigal
Sat Jul 31, 2010 6:31 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: SATURDAY QUIZ
Replies: 7
Views: 2159

Re: SATURDAY QUIZ

Florence knows about these things but I'm a bit more inclined towards ROKER as well.
:mrgreen:
But its South of the Tyne............

Whichever one it is can you post the original please Alan.
Cause its a very interesting picture.


Thanks Paul.
by Magoonigal
Sat Jul 31, 2010 6:16 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: MARIA ONORATO
Replies: 4
Views: 2393

Re: MARIA ONORATO

Bet you is more than 2/3............
Salvage Tug.
Rimorchiatori Sardi SpA. Cagliari. Italy.

Built by Cant. Nav. A Giorgetti, Viareggio. Yard Number 25. 1977.
387 Gross.
Twin Engine, Single Prop. Total Power 4,410 hp.

No prior name in Mr Lloyds Big Black Book so assume built for Owners.
by Magoonigal
Sat Jul 31, 2010 9:19 am
Forum: Bristol Channel
Topic: Warrior 3
Replies: 4
Views: 1307

Re: Warrior 3

'Money for Old Rope' Then, or so they say!!

:lol:
by Magoonigal
Fri Jul 30, 2010 1:20 pm
Forum: Royal Navy Shipping
Topic: HM Drifter Scend
Replies: 7
Views: 1746

Re: HM Drifter Scend

Update and Confirmation. SCEND. Wooden Standard Admiralty Drifter. Builder: Colby Brothers, Oulton Broad, Lowestoft. 97 Gross. 41 Net. 34 HP. Length 87.5 Feet. Completion Date 1919. Renamed GIRL HAZEL PZ 179 (Penzance.) Renamed WILLIAM WOLVEN PH ??? ( Plymouth) Lost 1925. Data. Moulded Dimensions: 8...
by Magoonigal
Fri Jul 30, 2010 2:24 am
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: Tyne Dock No 3
Replies: 11
Views: 3116

Re: Tyne Dock No 3

I think it HAS to be ANDERSEN. The 1901 Census has an Axel Andersen, Mariner Age 33 Living at 22 Front Street, which I think would have to be Tynemouth. Country of Origin, Norway. There is a Death notice for 1959, Age 80 which would fit and he is Axel Harold Andersen. Further Records show Axel Harol...
by Magoonigal
Thu Jul 29, 2010 10:54 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: Tyne Dock No 3
Replies: 11
Views: 3116

Re: Tyne Dock No 3

Interesting, Andersen would be Danish and with a name like Axel, Possible. However 1928 MNL has Axel H Anderson. 9 Spring Terrace, North Shields. Boswell Whitaker also has ANDERSON and Anderson appears in John's Notes. Boswell also has TD No 3 bought by A Anderson about 1908 (Which we now know to be...
by Magoonigal
Thu Jul 29, 2010 8:12 pm
Forum: Royal Navy Shipping
Topic: HM Drifter Scend
Replies: 7
Views: 1746

Re: HM Drifter Scend

Ahh well....... Its a combination of that great Poet 'William Topaz McGonagal (1825-1902) who wrote such Gems as :- Beecham's Pills What ho! sickly people of high and low degree I pray ye all be warned by me; No matter what may be your bodily ills The safest and quickest cure is Beecham's Pills. The...
by Magoonigal
Thu Jul 29, 2010 7:51 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: Tyne Dock No 3
Replies: 11
Views: 3116

Re: Tyne Dock No 3

Forget the Tug :-)))

That's a great picture of the old Co-Op Warehouse behind!!!
by Magoonigal
Thu Jul 29, 2010 12:56 am
Forum: Svitzer Fleet
Topic: BUMBLEBEE 2
Replies: 2
Views: 1390

Re: BUMBLEBEE 2

At Harton Low Staith, operated by the NCB. Now removed and the Quay forms a pleasent walkway between the Custom's House and the Ferry.
by Magoonigal
Thu Jul 29, 2010 12:53 am
Forum: Svitzer Fleet
Topic: BUMBLEBEE 3
Replies: 3
Views: 1215

Re: BUMBLEBEE 3

Departing Harton Low Staith, South Shields with Smith's Dock on the North side of the River.
Smith's Dock was taken over by Swan Hunter, then became A&P Appledore (Tyne) Limited and is now no more. The Docks have been filled in and its now being developed for new Housing.
by Magoonigal
Thu Jul 29, 2010 12:39 am
Forum: Svitzer Fleet
Topic: BUMBLEBEE 1
Replies: 2
Views: 1226

Re: BUMBLEBEE 1

Sailing from the Tyne. The Bumblebee's were regular visitors to the Tyne and the Wear exporting Coal. We did have some barge traffic to Blyth but I'm not 100% sure if the Bumblebee's called.
by Magoonigal
Thu Jul 29, 2010 12:29 am
Forum: Royal Navy Shipping
Topic: HM Drifter Scend
Replies: 7
Views: 1746

Re: HM Drifter Scend

Not a lot Kevin but its better than nowt! SCEND. Admiralty Drifter. Wooden Hull. Launched by Colby of Lowestoft in 1918 and completed 11th March 1919. Class Dimensions...... Displacement: Full Load 175 Tons. Gross: 97 Tons. Length: 28.7m Beam: 6.07m Draught: 2.16m Single Shaft Steam. 9 kts. Bunkers ...
by Magoonigal
Wed Jul 28, 2010 6:33 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: GREBE COCK
Replies: 3
Views: 1119

Re: GREBE COCK

He Joined on Friday David, but no Posts yet.
by Magoonigal
Tue Jul 27, 2010 1:16 am
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: bouncing bomb Loch Striven
Replies: 4
Views: 1547

Re: bouncing bomb Loch Striven

Gerry, That was very interesting, thanks for adding the Link.

I doubt if we shall ever know the half of what went on, on the various West Coast Loch's during the Two Wars.
by Magoonigal
Mon Jul 26, 2010 12:08 pm
Forum: CRUISING
Topic: JULIA FREAK
Replies: 3
Views: 1258

Re: JULIA FREAK

1928 MNL.

Julia Freak.
ON 147469.
Registered London 1923.
Built. Southend-on Sea, Essex, 1920.
Wood hull.
76.1 Feet x 15.9 Feet x 6.0 Feet, Depth of Hold.
29 Net, 43 Gross.
73 GBH.
Southend Motor Navigation Co. Ltd.
31 Hastings Road, Southend-on-Sea.
Manager. Richard S Redhead.
by Magoonigal
Sun Jul 25, 2010 4:04 pm
Forum: Humber
Topic: Humber Princess
Replies: 2
Views: 1325

Re: Humber Princess

Terry,

Is that Goole???
by Magoonigal
Sun Jul 25, 2010 11:10 am
Forum: Housekeeping
Topic: Auto Login
Replies: 4
Views: 3547

Re: Auto Login

And in Blyth!!!

Thanks for swinging the big Hammer, Stuart.
by Magoonigal
Sat Jul 24, 2010 12:24 am
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: BUGSIER 18
Replies: 2
Views: 1638

Re: BUGSIER 18

And on the Tyne and at Maryport as well.
by Magoonigal
Fri Jul 23, 2010 6:48 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Now where could this be!
Replies: 5
Views: 1749

Re: Now where could this be!

Well its a very well known fact, 'Every Man should have a Shed'.

Mine's called the Loft but it serves the same purpose.

Paul.
by Magoonigal
Fri Jul 23, 2010 6:35 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: United Towing
Replies: 7
Views: 3970

Re: United Towing

Airman arrived at Battleship Wharf on the 18th November together with Rifleman and Guardsman.

There ex Empire names sound like something out of Coronation Street. 'Clara', 'Vera' and 'Nina'.

Paul.
by Magoonigal
Fri Jul 23, 2010 6:10 pm
Forum: Royal Navy Shipping
Topic: D95 - HMS Manchester
Replies: 2
Views: 1401

Re: D95 - HMS Manchester

Its more like a 'Battle Ensign', but very impressive.

Paul.

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