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by Patrick Hill
Mon Nov 21, 2011 6:14 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: HERAKLES
Replies: 4
Views: 751

Re: HERAKLES

In for bunkers, she seems to be riding fairly light?
by Patrick Hill
Fri Nov 11, 2011 9:42 am
Forum: Tyne and Wear Tugs
Topic: QUAYSIDER (1955)
Replies: 1
Views: 2824

Re: QUAYSIDER (1955)

As "Towing Wizard" off Hull pier 09/03/1987.
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by Patrick Hill
Wed Nov 09, 2011 5:09 pm
Forum: Humber
Topic: WHITETHORN
Replies: 5
Views: 2699

Re: WHITETHORN

She must have been one of the last vessels to use that dry-dock?
by Patrick Hill
Sat Nov 05, 2011 9:13 pm
Forum: UK & Ireland
Topic: RITO
Replies: 1
Views: 482

Re: RITO

She was still there 05/04/1984 but by 16/04/1984 she was at Drapers yard at Hull for demolition. I did manage to get on board and have a look round, nearly got wet in the flooded engine room. I do have some 'souvenirs' somewhere ;)
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by Patrick Hill
Thu Nov 03, 2011 8:39 pm
Forum: Gibraltar
Topic: STENA TRANSIT
Replies: 1
Views: 526

Re: STENA TRANSIT

The new vessel for Killingholme/Hook of Holland route.
by Patrick Hill
Thu Nov 03, 2011 12:18 pm
Forum: Humber
Topic: FAR SPLENDOUR
Replies: 0
Views: 860

FAR SPLENDOUR

Arriving at Hull for drydocking 03/11/11.
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by Patrick Hill
Wed Nov 02, 2011 5:45 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: KNIGHTON
Replies: 3
Views: 696

Re: KNIGHTON

I've been informed the vessel is due to be named LERRIX.
by Patrick Hill
Tue Nov 01, 2011 7:37 pm
Forum: Tees Tugs
Topic: CHERRY BENZON
Replies: 3
Views: 3156

Re: CHERRY BENZON

Entering Albert dock Hull 18/02/1986.
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by Patrick Hill
Tue Nov 01, 2011 2:14 pm
Forum: Humber
Topic: Finja
Replies: 0
Views: 775

Finja

Arriving Alexandra dock Hull 01/11/11.
by Patrick Hill
Tue Nov 01, 2011 2:13 pm
Forum: Humber
Topic: Sand Weaver
Replies: 0
Views: 856

Sand Weaver

Arriving Alexandra dock Hull 01/11/11.
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by Patrick Hill
Mon Oct 31, 2011 10:27 am
Forum: UK & Ireland
Topic: ARUNBANK
Replies: 4
Views: 1006

Re: ARUNBANK

Confirmed as I photographed her in Hull on 05/05/96. :)
by Patrick Hill
Fri Oct 28, 2011 7:33 am
Forum: Tees Tugs
Topic: GOLDEN CROSS (1955)
Replies: 1
Views: 3022

Re: GOLDEN CROSS (1955)

As "Dunheron" at Hull 03/07/1988.
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by Patrick Hill
Mon Oct 24, 2011 5:14 pm
Forum: Humber
Topic: FRITZ
Replies: 0
Views: 784

FRITZ

Arriving at King George dock Hull 24/10/2011.
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by Patrick Hill
Sun Oct 23, 2011 8:37 pm
Forum: Humber
Topic: BRAVERY
Replies: 0
Views: 803

BRAVERY

Inward on the Humber for Flixborough 23/10/2011.
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by Patrick Hill
Sun Oct 23, 2011 8:35 pm
Forum: Humber
Topic: CHRISTINE Y
Replies: 0
Views: 729

CHRISTINE Y

Inward on the Humber bound for Howdendyke 23/10/2011.
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by Patrick Hill
Sun Oct 23, 2011 8:33 pm
Forum: Humber
Topic: CEMENTINA
Replies: 0
Views: 756

CEMENTINA

Inward on the Humber for Howdendyke 23/10/2011.
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by Patrick Hill
Sun Oct 23, 2011 8:31 pm
Forum: Humber
Topic: NINA I
Replies: 0
Views: 675

NINA I

Inward in the Humber bound for Flixborough 23/10/2011.
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by Patrick Hill
Sun Oct 23, 2011 8:29 pm
Forum: Humber
Topic: SWIFT
Replies: 0
Views: 716

SWIFT

The YDD built coaster SWIFT inward on the Humber bound for Gunness 23/10/2011.
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by Patrick Hill
Thu Oct 20, 2011 1:02 pm
Forum: Steel and Bennie
Topic: CAMPAIGNER (1965)
Replies: 2
Views: 3260

Re: CAMPAIGNER (1965)

"Vanguard" departing Grimsby Royal dock 30/08/1993.
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Passing Paull inward to Albert dock 04/04/2010.
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Under demolition at New Holland 16/04/2011.
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by Patrick Hill
Wed Oct 19, 2011 10:04 am
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: KEELMAN (1958)
Replies: 4
Views: 3709

Re: KEELMAN (1958)

"Keelman" working at Central Dry dock Hull 07/06/1984.
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Departing Alexandra dock 'to be broken up' 19/06/1995 - of course this didn't happen.
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by Patrick Hill
Tue Oct 18, 2011 10:46 pm
Forum: Alexandra Towing
Topic: FORMIDABLE (1979)
Replies: 2
Views: 2776

Re: FORMIDABLE (1979)

"Formidable" in Alexandra dock Hull April 1999.
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by Patrick Hill
Tue Oct 18, 2011 10:43 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: YORKSHIREMAN (1978)
Replies: 2
Views: 3691

Re: YORKSHIREMAN (1978)

"Yorkshireman" arriving back at King George dock, Hull 23/07/1983 from the Falklands.
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I read of her impending arrival in the local evening paper and very, very quickly cycled to the dock getting there just in time! 8-)
by Patrick Hill
Tue Oct 18, 2011 11:37 am
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: TugTalk Accessibility
Replies: 14
Views: 4545

Re: TugTalk Accessibility

I believe the domain name HAS expired and that is why George is getting the message. I can still access the site by using the workaround above - it is still running as I posted on there yesterday. edit - whois shows the following Registrar: Fibranet Services Ltd [Tag = FIBRANET] URL: http://www.free...
by Patrick Hill
Mon Oct 17, 2011 8:38 pm
Forum: W.H.J. ALEXANDER – Sun tugs
Topic: SUN XXIII (1961)
Replies: 2
Views: 3126

Re: SUN XXIII (1961)

"Suncrest" on the Thames at Tilbury 09/06/1990.
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by Patrick Hill
Mon Oct 17, 2011 8:34 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: TYBURN BROOK / PRESSMAN (1950)
Replies: 3
Views: 3440

Re: TYBURN BROOK / PRESSMAN

"Presstan" in the Old Harbour Hull 04/10/03 shortly before being removed and believed scrapped.
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by Patrick Hill
Mon Oct 17, 2011 6:57 pm
Forum: Alexandra Towing
Topic: SUN THAMES (1982)
Replies: 5
Views: 3072

Re: SUN THAMES (1982)

Off Victoria dock Hull 29/08/2007.
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by Patrick Hill
Mon Oct 17, 2011 6:50 pm
Forum: W.H.J. ALEXANDER – Sun tugs
Topic: SUN XXIV (1962)
Replies: 4
Views: 3779

Re: SUN XXIV (1962)

Top photo is immingham or Grimsby George - I'd say 1 quay at immingham.

Edit, yes you are correct Patrick, top one Immingham.
by Patrick Hill
Mon Oct 17, 2011 6:04 pm
Forum: Alexandra Towing
Topic: ALBERT (1972)
Replies: 4
Views: 3612

Re: ALBERT (1972)

Magoonigal wrote:With Royal Princess later Artemis in the background.
Yup, it was her maiden sailing, never to be seen again in the UK - well that's what was said then. :lol:
by Patrick Hill
Mon Oct 17, 2011 3:59 pm
Forum: Alexandra Towing
Topic: GANGES (1982)
Replies: 2
Views: 2994

GANGES (1982)

"Ganges" at Felixstowe 21/03/1993.
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by Patrick Hill
Mon Oct 17, 2011 3:57 pm
Forum: Alexandra Towing
Topic: SUN THAMES (1982)
Replies: 5
Views: 3072

SUN THAMES (1982)

"Sun Thames" passing Gravesend 09/06/1990.
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by Patrick Hill
Mon Oct 17, 2011 3:55 pm
Forum: W.H.J. ALEXANDER – Sun tugs
Topic: SUN XXVII (1968)
Replies: 1
Views: 3167

SUN XXVII (1968)

"Sun XXVII" at the Gravesend moorings 09/06/1990.
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by Patrick Hill
Mon Oct 17, 2011 3:53 pm
Forum: Alexandra Towing
Topic: VENTNOR (1965)
Replies: 1
Views: 3231

VENTNOR (1965)

"Ventnor" at Southampton 19/11/1984.
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by Patrick Hill
Mon Oct 17, 2011 3:52 pm
Forum: W.H.J. ALEXANDER – Sun tugs
Topic: SUN XXIV (1962)
Replies: 4
Views: 3779

SUN XXIV (1962)

"Sun XXIV" at Southampton 19/11/1984.
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by Patrick Hill
Mon Oct 17, 2011 3:50 pm
Forum: Alexandra Towing
Topic: ROMSEY (1964)
Replies: 2
Views: 3108

ROMSEY (1964)

"Romsey" at Southampton 19/11/1984.
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by Patrick Hill
Mon Oct 17, 2011 3:49 pm
Forum: Alexandra Towing
Topic: ALBERT (1972)
Replies: 4
Views: 3612

ALBERT (1972)

"Albert" seen at Southampton 18/11/1984.
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by Patrick Hill
Mon Oct 17, 2011 2:41 pm
Forum: Danish Ships
Topic: ROMØ MÆRSK (3)
Replies: 1
Views: 601

Re: ROMØ MÆRSK (3)

"Romo Maersk" at Hull June 1991.
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by Patrick Hill
Mon Oct 17, 2011 9:00 am
Forum: READ ME FIRST
Topic: McAFEE BLOCKED SITE CONTENT
Replies: 5
Views: 9150

Re: McAFEE BLOCKED SITE CONTENT

I think a recent update to McAfee is causing this - I'm getting similar on a few sites but if you click on the show all content box it clears it ok.
by Patrick Hill
Mon Oct 17, 2011 8:25 am
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: SEAMAN (1985)
Replies: 2
Views: 3725

Re: SEAMAN (1985)

"Seaman" off Immingham 05/05/1990.
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by Patrick Hill
Sun Oct 16, 2011 8:06 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: LLOYDSMAN (1971)
Replies: 4
Views: 3969

Re: LLOYDSMAN

Only ever saw her once, she was crossing KG dock from the dry dock to 3 quay, long before I was taking photos or had a dock permit.
by Patrick Hill
Sun Oct 16, 2011 8:05 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: MASTERMAN (1964)
Replies: 2
Views: 3418

Re: MASTERMAN (1964)

"Masterman" working at King George dock Hull 06/07/1983.
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Arriving back into King George dock Hull after completion of a Holyhead towing charter 16/03/1986.
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by Patrick Hill
Sun Oct 16, 2011 7:59 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: MOTORMAN (1965)
Replies: 2
Views: 3167

Re: MOTORMAN (1965)

"Motorman" working at Central Dry dock Hull 22/07/1983.
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by Patrick Hill
Sun Oct 16, 2011 7:57 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: SALVAGEMAN (1980)
Replies: 4
Views: 3963

Re: SALVAGEMAN

"Anglian Prince" in dry dock at Hull 09/11/02.
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by Patrick Hill
Sun Oct 16, 2011 5:53 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: DOCKMAN (1949)
Replies: 5
Views: 3443

Re: DOCKMAN

"Dockman" arriving at King George dock Hull 02/09/1986 showing she had already been rebuilt.
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by Patrick Hill
Sun Oct 16, 2011 9:08 am
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: EUROMAN (1978)
Replies: 2
Views: 1048

Re: EUROMAN (1978)

"Euroman" at 3 shed, King George dock Hull, 19/09/1986.
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by Patrick Hill
Sat Oct 15, 2011 7:16 pm
Forum: Danish Ships
Topic: RITA MÆRSK (5)
Replies: 2
Views: 566

Re: RITA MÆRSK (5)

As "Mont Ace" at Europoort 02/04/09.
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by Patrick Hill
Sat Oct 15, 2011 7:09 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: BIDDY (1914)
Replies: 3
Views: 1122

Re: BIDDY

"Biddy" at Alexandra dock Hull - believed to be from the late Brian Todd collection.
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by Patrick Hill
Fri Oct 14, 2011 9:44 pm
Forum: United Towing of Hull
Topic: DOCKMAN (1949)
Replies: 5
Views: 3443

Re: DOCKMAN

"Dockman" in William Wright dock Hull 1984.
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by Patrick Hill
Tue Oct 11, 2011 8:01 pm
Forum: Danish Ships
Topic: RAS MÆRSK (4)
Replies: 10
Views: 1421

Re: RAS MÆRSK (4)

by Patrick Hill
Mon Oct 10, 2011 3:02 pm
Forum: Danish Ships
Topic: RAS MÆRSK (4)
Replies: 10
Views: 1421

Re: RAS MÆRSK (4)

George,

I have prints of "Maersk Rye" with a funnel the same as your mystery - could it have been her?
by Patrick Hill
Sat Oct 08, 2011 9:06 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: SMIT VENTA
Replies: 4
Views: 744

Re: SMIT VENTA

It is the SPICA Mick, it is home to the Sea Cadets at Scheidam.
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