PRESIDENT DESIREE MAAS

Sociéte Anonyme de Rémorquage à Hélice (Gerling)
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PRESIDENT DESIREE MAAS

Post by Henk » Tue Mar 22, 2011 4:31 pm

PRESIDENT DESIREE MAAS
1912 - 1918
Société Anonyme de Remorquage à Hélice - Antwerpen.
Build 1912 at Gebr. v/d Windt - Vlaardingen.
27,25 x 6,71 x 3,23 x m.
135 grt.
600 ihp.
10 knots
Newbuilding
24-01-1918 near Yorkshire Coast by U-34 torpedoed and lost.

11-12-1915 as DESIREE with the Royal Navy.

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Re: PRESIDENT DESIREE MAAS

Post by davidships » Wed Mar 23, 2011 3:55 am

12/1914 evacuated to Ipswich
11/12/1915-24/1/1918 on Admiralty (Royal Navy) service at Chatham as DESIRE (mng C W Kellock & Co, London)
24/1/1918 shelled and sunk by German submarine UB 34 [not U 34], 2½nm NE of Filey, Yorkshire in 54.57N 00.35W (Chatham for Rosyth, towing 160t lighters X6 and X110, which sunk with bombs)
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Re: PRESIDENT DESIREE MAAS

Post by Jaap Bijl » Wed Mar 23, 2011 3:11 pm

Built 1912 as PRESIDENT DESIRE MAAS for J.Bulcke, Antwerp.
19xx to S.A.R.H.
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Re: PRESIDENT DESIREE MAAS

Post by Henk » Wed Mar 23, 2011 6:13 pm

Thanks a lot for all those extra data boys!!!
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Re: PRESIDENT DESIREE MAAS

Post by davidships » Sun Jan 06, 2013 10:24 pm

Photo of this short-lived tug from Antwerp journal "Neptune" of 7/3/1914.
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