VULCAIN (2)

Sociéte Anonyme de Rémorquage à Hélice (Gerling)
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VULCAIN (2)

Post by Henk » Sat Mar 26, 2011 4:45 pm

VULCAIN (2)
1903 - 1940
Société Anonyme de Remorquage à Hélice - Antwerpen.
Build 1903 at Société Anonyme le Vulcain Belge - Hoboken.
32,74 x 6,93 x 3,73 x m.
201 grt.
850 ihp.
12 knots
8,6 tons BP
Newbuilding
02-06-1940 near Duinkerken sunk during a German air attack

From September 1917 till January 1919 in service with the Royal Nay named W-71.

Photo: Unknown**
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Re: VULCAIN (2)

Post by davidships » Sun Mar 27, 2011 3:22 am

c12/1914 evacuated to England
5/1/1915-6/6/1915 on Admiralty (Royal Navy) service (mng C W Kellock & Co, London)
7/6/1915-7/9/1917 on War Office (Army) service at Calais
8/9/1917-17/1/1919 on Admiralty (Royal Navy) service at Lough Swilly
18/1/1919-31/7/1919 on War Office (Army) service at Calais
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Re: VULCAIN (2)

Post by davidships » Sun Oct 09, 2011 12:17 am

See photo of sunken ships at Dunkerque.

http://www.cheminsdememoire.gouv.fr/ima ... rsRhin.jpg

The tug on the right is believed to be VULCAIN.
MAX in the centre .
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Re: VULCAIN (2)

Post by Henk » Sun Oct 09, 2011 8:19 am

Very interesting picture David! Thanks for the adress!
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