SALVAGE CHIEF

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Henk
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SALVAGE CHIEF

Post by Henk » Tue Apr 12, 2011 4:35 pm

SALVAGE CHIEF
1932 - 1935
NV Sleepdienst Letzer - Antwerpen
Build 1917 at Edwards & Co.Ltd.- Millwall (714)
30,48 x x 6,12 x x 2,90 m
145 grt
3 cylinder Triple Expansion from Plenty
650 ihp
In the fleet in 1932 as SALVAGE CHIEF from Shipowners Towage Syndicate - Antwerpen
Sold In 1935 renamed PARTIZAN to Odessa

03-11-1917 taken over during building by Royal Navy from the Argentinean Government.
In 1918 renamed MOONFLEET (W-56).
In 1923 as MOONFLEET to H.C.Rigaud & W.J.Renton - Londen.
20-07-1923 renamed SALVAGE CHIEF by G.M.Turnbull - Londen.
In 1929 ownership to Shipowners Towage Syndicate - Antwerpen.
In 1930 laid-up.
In 1957 still in Lloyds Register and not found since 1958.

Photo: Unknown**
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SALVOR CHIEF (1).jpg
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Re: SALVAGE CHIEF

Post by Jaap Bijl » Tue Apr 12, 2011 6:19 pm

SALVAGE CHIEF (1)
Think she came in the fleet of Union de Remorquage et de Sauvetage in 1933 directly.

1934 PARTIZAN, U.S.S.R., Odessa
1957 still in Lloyd's List of Shipowners.
Last edited by Jaap Bijl on Wed Apr 13, 2011 2:29 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: SALVAGE CHIEF

Post by davidships » Wed Apr 13, 2011 12:45 pm

Fire-fighting salvage tug subcontracted c1914 to Edwards & Co, Millwall by Merryweather & Sons Ltd, London for Argentine Government. Merryweather have (since 1692) supplied fire service equipment.

2/10/1917 launched
3/11/1917 taken over by Admiralty (Royal Navy)
4/1918 in service as MOONFLEET (W 56)
6/11/1919 paid off and laid up
1923 sold to Henry C Rigaud (managed William J Renton), London as MOONFLEET (registered London, ON 147636).
1926 sold by mortgagee to George M Turnbull, London as SALVAGE CHIEF.
12/1928 sold to Shipowners Towage Syndicate, Antwerp (registered Antwerp)
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Seen as MOONFLEET, as built
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