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by kevin
Mon Apr 18, 2011 10:24 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: Red Panther
Replies: 2
Views: 589

Red Panther

Arriving from Hull to pick up Viking Barge 3 at Swan Hunter, Wallsend this afternoon.
by kevin
Sun Apr 17, 2011 10:22 pm
Forum: Foreign Naval Shipping
Topic: Aragua (Venezuelan Navy)
Replies: 1
Views: 568

Aragua (Venezuelan Navy)

Can anyone tell me when the 1956 Vickers-Armstrong built Venezuelan destroyer Aragua was broken up please.
by kevin
Sun Apr 17, 2011 2:22 pm
Forum: UK & Ireland
Topic: Offshore Supply Vessel under tow.
Replies: 7
Views: 1144

Re: Offshore Supply Vessel under tow.

Think it's the VOS Fighter.
by kevin
Sat Apr 16, 2011 7:20 pm
Forum: UK & Ireland
Topic: Safran 1
Replies: 0
Views: 505

Safran 1

Arriving on the Tyne this afternoon from Liverpool.
by kevin
Wed Apr 13, 2011 7:37 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: Seacor Achiever
Replies: 0
Views: 298

Seacor Achiever

Seacor Achiever arriving at Sunderland this afternoon for Wear Dockyard from South Africa. A rare bird in these waters.
by kevin
Sun Apr 10, 2011 10:58 am
Forum: Royal Navy Shipping
Topic: HMS Bristol
Replies: 0
Views: 566

HMS Bristol

MTS Viscount and HMS Bristol sailing from A&P, Hebburn this morning for Portsmouth.
by kevin
Sun Apr 10, 2011 10:56 am
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: MTS Viscount
Replies: 4
Views: 1417

Re: MTS Viscount and sailing

MTS Viscount and HMS Bristol sailing this morning for Portsmouth.
Photos of Bristol added to navy forum.
by kevin
Sat Apr 09, 2011 7:30 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: MTS Viscount
Replies: 4
Views: 1417

MTS Viscount

Arriving this evening for A&P, Hebburn to tow HMS Bristol away tomorrow morning (06:45am) more loss of beauty sleep.
by kevin
Mon Apr 04, 2011 11:03 am
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: Andre-B
Replies: 0
Views: 283

Andre-B

Andre-B and the jack-up Excalibur arriving this morning from Vlissingen for Swans, Wallsend. Excalibur is in for demob which is expected to take 8 weeks.
by kevin
Wed Mar 30, 2011 2:12 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: Tempest & Viking Barge 1
Replies: 0
Views: 370

Tempest & Viking Barge 1

Arriving from Amsterdam this morning with parts of a decommissioned rig for dismantle at Swans, Wallsend. Stern first up the river with local tugs Yarm Cross and Svitzer Lyndhurst.
by kevin
Fri Mar 18, 2011 10:14 am
Forum: Royal Navy Shipping
Topic: HMS Argyll
Replies: 6
Views: 3078

HMS Argyll

Arriving this morning for Northumbrian Quay, North Shields.
by kevin
Tue Mar 15, 2011 11:36 am
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: Bugsier 10
Replies: 0
Views: 285

Bugsier 10

Bugsier 10 arriving at Sunderland this morning in thick fog towing the barge UR101.
by kevin
Mon Mar 14, 2011 8:29 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: Comarco Osprey
Replies: 1
Views: 341

Comarco Osprey

Comarco Osprey and the Port of Tyne's old hopper dredger Hedwin left the port this afternoon. First stop Falmouth with final destination Mombasa.
by kevin
Mon Mar 14, 2011 8:26 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: Ginger
Replies: 4
Views: 3277

Ginger

Arriving at Sunderland this afternoon with the barge AMT Discoverer.
by kevin
Sun Mar 06, 2011 7:25 pm
Forum: OFFSHORE SUPPORT VESSELS
Topic: Seawell
Replies: 3
Views: 839

Re: Seawell

And sailing from A&P, Hebburn this afternoon all repaired heading for Peterhead.
by kevin
Sun Mar 06, 2011 7:23 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: Thorax
Replies: 0
Views: 316

Thorax

Arriving on the Tyne this afternoon for McNulty's yard South Shields to tow away the barge UR108 tomorrow.
by kevin
Sat Mar 05, 2011 8:42 pm
Forum: UK & Ireland
Topic: DYNAMOGRACHT
Replies: 4
Views: 852

Re: DYNAMOGRACHT

Or even the old hippo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
by kevin
Sat Mar 05, 2011 6:12 pm
Forum: UK & Ireland
Topic: Princess Seaways
Replies: 3
Views: 974

Princess Seaways

Arriving this morning for the ferry terminal at North Shields.
by kevin
Fri Mar 04, 2011 8:04 pm
Forum: UK & Ireland
Topic: Whitstar
Replies: 1
Views: 496

Whitstar

Whitstar arriving this afternoon to bunker the Seawell which is berthed at A&P, Hebburn's Bede Quay.
by kevin
Fri Mar 04, 2011 10:17 am
Forum: OFFSHORE SUPPORT VESSELS
Topic: Pacific Blade
Replies: 5
Views: 762

Re: Pacific Blade

She arrived on the Tyne 26.01.03 from Aberdeen for A&P, Wallsend dry-dock. And sailing from the dry-dock the following day was Pacific Banner.
by kevin
Tue Mar 01, 2011 11:16 pm
Forum: OFFSHORE SUPPORT VESSELS
Topic: GLOMAR VENTURE
Replies: 2
Views: 515

Re: GLOMAR VENTURE

Francis,
Ex Dutch fishing vessel KW-88 Pelikaan, built 1990.
by kevin
Sat Feb 26, 2011 8:29 am
Forum: OFFSHORE SUPPORT VESSELS
Topic: Seawell
Replies: 3
Views: 839

Seawell

Seawell arriving for A&P, Hebburn yard this morning with thruster problems.
by kevin
Thu Feb 24, 2011 8:24 pm
Forum: UK & Ireland
Topic: Pride Of York
Replies: 6
Views: 1346

Re: Pride Of York

Been told what i can do with it a few times, and where to stick it.
by kevin
Thu Feb 24, 2011 7:28 pm
Forum: UK & Ireland
Topic: Pride Of York
Replies: 6
Views: 1346

Re: Pride Of York

I did well considering i only had a 2" brush.
by kevin
Thu Feb 24, 2011 1:19 pm
Forum: UK & Ireland
Topic: Pride Of York
Replies: 6
Views: 1346

Re: Pride Of York

She sure was. This was her on 29.01.11.
by kevin
Wed Feb 23, 2011 10:07 pm
Forum: UK & Ireland
Topic: Pride Of York
Replies: 6
Views: 1346

Pride Of York

Pride Of York sailing from the Tyne this afternoon after refit at A&P, Hebburn yard.
by kevin
Sun Feb 20, 2011 3:44 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: Unknown
Replies: 2
Views: 475

Re: Unknown

Henk, Same photo appears on page 48 of Hamburg Tugs by the World Ship Society. Built 1895 by Janssen & Schmillinsky, Hamburg as Fairplay for Carl Tiedemann, Hamburg. In 1898 renamed Fairplay I, the number I was not added to the bows until the late thirties. 1906 transferred to Schleppdampfschiffsrhe...
by kevin
Sat Feb 19, 2011 8:26 pm
Forum: OFFSHORE SUPPORT VESSELS
Topic: Wellservicer
Replies: 0
Views: 322

Wellservicer

Arriving from Leith for A&P, Hebburn this afternoon.
by kevin
Sat Feb 19, 2011 8:24 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: Svitzer Redbridge
Replies: 5
Views: 667

Re: Svitzer Redbridge

And starboard side shot while working on stern of Beluga Resolution this afternoon.
by kevin
Sat Feb 19, 2011 10:43 am
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: Svitzer Redbridge
Replies: 5
Views: 667

Svitzer Redbridge

Arriving on the Tyne yesterday. She's taking the place of HT Blade.
by kevin
Mon Feb 14, 2011 7:10 pm
Forum: Svitzer Fleet
Topic: SVITZER REDBRIDGE
Replies: 8
Views: 1098

Re: SVITZER REDBRIDGE

Due up on the Tyne soon to take the place of the HT Blade, lucky old us.
by kevin
Mon Feb 14, 2011 11:59 am
Forum: UK & Ireland
Topic: Beluga Resolution
Replies: 0
Views: 411

Beluga Resolution

Arriving from Ghent this morning for OTP, Walker.
Part of her deck-cargo was DN96.
by kevin
Sun Feb 13, 2011 8:04 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: Comarco Osprey
Replies: 4
Views: 984

Re: Comarco Osprey

Would say yes to that, David.
by kevin
Sat Feb 12, 2011 7:38 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: Comarco Osprey
Replies: 4
Views: 984

Comarco Osprey

Arriving on the Tyne at 17:20 this evening.
by kevin
Wed Feb 09, 2011 10:55 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: Fairplay 31 & UR108
Replies: 0
Views: 315

Fairplay 31 & UR108

Arriving from Stavanger this morning to berthat Swans, Wallsend. The barge will be brought down river to McNulty's, South Shields next week to load a module. Tug sailed as soon as barge was made secure.
by kevin
Tue Feb 08, 2011 7:54 pm
Forum: UK & Ireland
Topic: CITY OF ST PETERSBURG
Replies: 4
Views: 1399

Re: CITY OF ST PETERSBURG

Sailing this afternoon.
by kevin
Thu Jan 20, 2011 8:22 pm
Forum: Royal Navy Shipping
Topic: F87 - HMS Chatham
Replies: 14
Views: 2055

HMS Chatham

And another one bites the dust. HMS Chatham arriving this afternoon for Northumbrian Quay, North Shields. She was launched from Swans, Wallsend yard 20.01.88 and arrives back on the Tyne exactly 23 years later. She will be de-commissioned at Portsmouth in February.
by kevin
Sun Jan 09, 2011 10:17 pm
Forum: UK & Ireland
Topic: Western Trader
Replies: 3
Views: 1071

Re: Western Trader

First visit was March 1997. It would have been a wee bit chilly today Dennis.
by kevin
Sun Jan 02, 2011 8:51 pm
Forum: UK & Ireland
Topic: Pan Scandia
Replies: 4
Views: 899

Re: Pan Scandia

Yes, i love the guy hanging over the side with a bowler hat on.
by kevin
Sun Jan 02, 2011 8:48 pm
Forum: Svitzer Fleet
Topic: ROWANGARTH
Replies: 9
Views: 1242

Re: ROWANGARTH

She isn't expected back on the Tyne and as far i know she was up for sale.
by kevin
Sun Jan 02, 2011 12:04 pm
Forum: UK & Ireland
Topic: Pan Scandia
Replies: 4
Views: 899

Pan Scandia

This is Pan Scandia being launched 04.05.1931.
by kevin
Sun Jan 02, 2011 12:02 pm
Forum: UK & Ireland
Topic: S. S. Pan Bolivar of 1931 - Swan Hunter
Replies: 1
Views: 673

Re: S. S. Pan Bolivar of 1931 - Swan Hunter

This is her on the stocks 02.04.1931.
by kevin
Sat Jan 01, 2011 2:10 pm
Forum: Foreign Naval Shipping
Topic: HDMS Triton
Replies: 0
Views: 434

HDMS Triton

Royal Danish Navy frigate Triton pictured sailing from the Tyne this afternoon.
by kevin
Fri Dec 31, 2010 10:41 pm
Forum: UK & Ireland
Topic: St. Gregory
Replies: 2
Views: 742

Re: St. Gregory

Warm Sherry by the bucket. Happy New Year, Feathers.
by kevin
Fri Dec 31, 2010 10:38 pm
Forum: Royal Navy Shipping
Topic: HMS Lion
Replies: 6
Views: 1155

HMS Lion

HMS Lion was built by Scotts of Greenock in 1944, work was stopped in 1946 and she was completed at Swans on the Tyne in 1960. Try as i have i've been unable to find out when she arrived on the Tyne, any help much appreciated.
by kevin
Fri Dec 31, 2010 11:03 am
Forum: UK & Ireland
Topic: St. Gregory
Replies: 2
Views: 742

St. Gregory

St. Gregory leaving the Tyne this morning.
by kevin
Fri Dec 17, 2010 11:58 am
Forum: BOARD OF TRADE
Topic: British Premier
Replies: 0
Views: 1087

British Premier

British Premier was built by Palmers, Jarrow in 1922. She was sunk by U-68 on 24.12.1940 while part of convoy SLS-60 from Abadan to Swansea. She went down with the loss of 32 of her crew, including her Master, Francis Dalziel. There were thirteen survivors, nine of whom were later picked up by the c...
by kevin
Fri Dec 17, 2010 11:54 am
Forum: OFFSHORE SUPPORT VESSELS
Topic: Deep Constructor
Replies: 0
Views: 344

Deep Constructor

Arriving this morning for A&P, Hebburn yard.
by kevin
Thu Dec 16, 2010 10:09 pm
Forum: BOARD OF TRADE
Topic: Lycaon
Replies: 0
Views: 1042

Lycaon

1913 Hawthorn Leslies, Hebburn build Lycaon. Launched 08.04.1913 for A.Holt & Co. and stayed with them till she was sold to Glen Line in 1951 and named Gleniffer. She was broken up at Faslane the following year arriving 11.07.1952.
by kevin
Thu Dec 16, 2010 4:01 pm
Forum: BOARD OF TRADE
Topic: William Cash
Replies: 10
Views: 3475

Re: William Cash

Yes, it would sure test ones imagination to the limit.

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