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LEON LETZER

Posted: Fri Apr 08, 2011 4:48 pm
by Henk
LEON LETZER
1947 - 1974
Sleepdienst Letzer NV - Antwerpen.
Build 1947 at Chantier Naval de Rupelmonde - Rupelmonde (203)
28,66 x x 7,01 x 3,00 x 2,75 m.
117 grt.
O.R.N.I.
19622/5206386 Lloyds Register.
3 cylinder Triple Expansion, 309x461x781:574 from Machinefabriek H.Versteeg; in 1967 4SA 6 cylinder Klöckner/Humboldt/Deutz, 320x450; 3 generators 48 kW/380 V/50 Hz.
400 ihp; after 1967, 750 bhp.
11 knots.
9 tons BP; after 1967, 12 tons.
Newbuilding
In 1974 brought in with Unie van Redding & Sleepdienst - Antwerpen.

In 1967 rebuild into diesel tug.
16-08-1972 capsaized; later raised and repaired
In 1988 sold for scrap, but renamed TOMALIN and in service again for unknown owner who tried to sail her to Ghana, but failed.
14-04-1989 registered in the Netherlands.
In 1993 broken-up.

Photo: Unknown**

Re: LEON LETZER

Posted: Fri Apr 08, 2011 5:45 pm
by Jaap Bijl
1988 TOMALIN, Horizon World Shipping Comp. S.A., Panama
1989 TOMALIN, Gebr. Vermeer, Oud-Beijerland, rebuilt into pusher tug.
1993 scrapped.

Unknown photographers.

Re: LEON LETZER

Posted: Mon Apr 11, 2011 10:01 am
by davidships
another photo