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SAMSON (3)

Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2011 4:35 pm
by Henk
SAMSON (3)
1926 - 1951
Société Anonyme de Remorquage à Hélice - Antwerpen.
Build 1926 Antwerp Engineering Co.- Hoboken. (92)
27,72 x 6,00 x 2,15 x m.
110 grt.
Engine installatione from LOUIS GUTJAHR (2).
400 ihp.
6 tons BP
Newbuilding
Sold In 1951 renamed CHARLES LETZER by Sleepdienst Letzer NV - Antwerpen.
From November 1939 till 1945 in British service as minesweeper named SLOGAN.
In 1964 broken-up.

Photo: Unknown**

Re: SAMSON (3)

Posted: Fri Mar 25, 2011 12:30 pm
by Jaap Bijl
1964 scrapped fa. van der Loo, Antwerp.

Re: SAMSON (3)

Posted: Fri Mar 25, 2011 3:39 pm
by davidships
1939 evacuated to England
11/1939 hired by Admiralty (Royal Navy) as minesweeper SLOGAN
14/2/1940 purchased by Admiralty
31/7/1943-19/9/1944 in reserve (mng Ross & Marshall Ltd, Glasgow)
20/9/1944-1945 in commercial service
1945 returned to SARH

Re: SAMSON (3)

Posted: Fri Apr 01, 2011 8:38 pm
by Jaap Bijl
In 1946 as CHARLES LETZER (2) to Letzer.