ADRIEN LETZER (1)

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Henk
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ADRIEN LETZER (1)

Post by Henk » Tue Mar 29, 2011 6:13 pm

ADRIEN LETZER (1)
1947 -1952
Sleepdienst Letzer NV - Antwerpen.
Launched 12-12-1937; delivered 11-05-1938 by Jan Smit - Alblasserdam. (52)
44,78 x 42,57 x 8,36 x 4,57 x 4,04 m.
368 grt.
O.R.K.A.
00304 Lloyds Register.
3 cylinder Triple expansion, 445x749x1168:919 from Arnhemsche Stoomhelling Maatschappij - Arnhem.
1.400 ihp
12 knots
11,3 tons BP
In the fleet In 1947 named AMSTERDAM from Bureau Wijsmuller - IJmuiden.
In 1952 brought in with Union de Remorquage et de Sauvetage SA - Antwerpen.

In 1939 as BV-3 with Nederlandsche Marine.
16 May 1940 whilst towing BV-42 and BV-45 escaped to Britain.
08-08-1945 back in Amsterdam.
In December 1960 broken-up at Koophandel -Nieuw Lekkerkerk.
Was bought for harbour duty at the Westerschelde but was absolutly hopeless. She needed a tugboat to swing around in those small harbours. Also with salvages she was unusable due to her terrible manoeuvrability. She was soon laid-up and was only used for sea-trips.

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Re: ADRIEN LETZER (1)

Post by davidships » Fri Apr 15, 2011 9:29 am

Another photo (Leopold Wijnen?)
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