DIRECTOR GERLING

Sociéte Anonyme de Rémorquage à Hélice (Gerling)
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DIRECTOR GERLING

Post by Henk » Sun Mar 06, 2011 4:22 pm

DIRECTOR GERLING
1892 - 1926/1930
Société Anonyme de Remorquage à Hélice - Antwerpen.
Build 1892 at Cook, Welton & Gemmel - Hull. (86)
39,36 x 6,71 x 3,45 x m.
166 grt.
600 ihp.
10 knots
Newbuilding ??
Sold probibly 1926 (other source 1930) for scrap to Stolk's Handelsonderneming NV - Hendrik Ido Ambacht.

From 5/1/1915 till 11/9/1919 hired for service with Admiralty (Royal Navy)(mngd C W Kellock & Co, London), based at Harwich.

Photo: Unknown**
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Re: DIRECTOR GERLING (1)

Post by davidships » Mon Mar 07, 2011 9:05 am

Yes, built for SARH (sister Yd 85 PRESIDENT LUDWIG)

5/1/1915-11/9/1919 hired for service with Admiralty (Royal Navy)(mngd C W Kellock & Co, London), based at Harwich.

1927 broken up.
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Re: DIRECTOR GERLING (1)

Post by Jaap Bijl » Mon Mar 14, 2011 4:22 pm

Scrapped by Stolk's Handelsonderneming, H.I.A., possibly in 1930.
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Re: DIRECTOR GERLING (1)

Post by davidships » Mon Nov 14, 2011 12:44 pm

DIRECTOR GERLING.
Perhaps later in life, after bulwarks built up, bridge enclosed etc.
Compare superb photo at http://www.tugspotters.com/tugs/director%20gerling.htm
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DIRECTOR GERLING

Post by Henk » Mon Nov 14, 2011 2:07 pm

You both are right!

Photo: Leopold Wijnen
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Re: DIRECTOR GERLING (1)

Post by Jaap Bijl » Fri Apr 29, 2016 10:13 am

David is right.
There was only one tug with the name DIRECTOR GERLING which was rebuilt several times.
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