G.VAN DIJK

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G.VAN DIJK

Post by Henk » Tue Apr 05, 2011 3:59 pm

G.VAN DIJK
1939 - 1964
NV Sleepdienst Letzer - Antwerpen
Build 1915 at Scheepswerf Verschure & Co.- Amsterdam.
30,46 x 24,16 x 5,94 x 2,64 x 2,20 m.
124 grt.
3 cylinder Triple Expansion from Vulcan Werke AG
450 ihp
8 knots
6 tons BP
In the fleet In 1939 as BALTIC from Société Anonyme de Remorquage à Hélice - Antwerpen
In 1964 scrapped at J.Boel - Temse

Build as STEFFEN for Steffen Sohst - Kiel.
From 1915 till 1920 named GEORGE for the Kaiserliche Werft - Kiel.
From 1920 till 1928 as GEORGE with Kieler Wasserbau und Marine Arsenal (Steffen Sohnst)- Kiel. In 1928 renamed BALTIC by Shipowners Towage Syndicate - Antwerpen.
In 1930 as BALTIC to Société Anonyme de Remorquage à Hélice - Antwerpen.
From November 1939 till February 1940 minesweeper/tug SCYTHE in service with Royal Navy. From 14-02-1940 till 20-05-1947 only tug-services with the Royal Navy.
20-05-1947 as SCYTHE to E.A.& H. Sandford - Gravesend.
In July 1947 back to the owner.

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