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BRIGITTE GERLING

Posted: Sat Apr 16, 2011 4:45 pm
by Henk
BRIGITTE GERLING
1954 - 1973
Union de Remorquage et de Sauvetage SA - Antwerpen.
Build 1953 at F.Schichau G.m.b.H.- Bremerhaven (1650)
23,60 x 6,24 x 2,97 x 2,90 m.
86 grt.
O.R.K.N.
4SA 8 cylinder Klöckner/Humboldt/Deutz type SBV.8M.545, 320x450 connected to a priopeller in steerable Kort-nozzle; 4SA 2 cylinder Klöckner/Humboldt/Deutz type S2.414 connected to a harbour generator; 4SA 3 cylinder Klöckner/Humboldt/Deutz type F3.417 connected to the main generator.
850 bhp; 1.000 ihp
11 knots
9,2 tons BP
In the fleet In 1954 as BUGSIER 7 from Bugsier, Reederei und Bergungs AG. - Hamburg
Sold In 1973 renamed PIANOSA by Fratelli Neri S.a.S. Amdana Degeli Anelli (Barbiera del Porto) - Livorno.

21-02-1973 the upper burned-out due to short-circuit.
In 1986 still named PIANOSA with Calabria Navegazione - Giola Tauro.
In 2000 PIANOSA with Calabria di Navigazione Snc di Sergi Domenica - Villa San Gionanni.

Photo 1: Leopold Wijnen
Photo 2: via George Robinson

Re: BRIGITTE GERLING

Posted: Mon Apr 18, 2011 12:40 pm
by davidships
Nice photos as PIANOSA here: http://www.tugspotters.com/tugs/pianosa.htm

1986 Calabria di Navigazione Srl Rimorchiatori Vibo Marina, Vibo Valentia
She seems to be still named PIANOSA (Vibo Marina is where she works)

Re: BRIGITTE GERLING

Posted: Mon Apr 18, 2011 3:58 pm
by Henk
Can't find her David, even Rina don't mention her. In Tugspotters they call her ex ELISABETH LETZER. Never mind.

Re: BRIGITTE GERLING

Posted: Mon Apr 18, 2011 7:43 pm
by Jaap Bijl
The ELISABETH GERLING (note spelling) became the ALGERINA NERI in 1973.

Re: BRIGITTE GERLING

Posted: Mon Apr 18, 2011 9:39 pm
by Jaap Bijl
PIANOSA, Neri, Livorno.

Re: BRIGITTE GERLING

Posted: Tue Apr 19, 2011 4:25 pm
by Henk
Jaap Bijl wrote:The ELISABETH GERLING (note spelling) became the ALGERINA NERI in 1973.
Yes, I know Jaap, just I saw the misleading undertitling of the pictures. :D

Re: BRIGITTE GERLING

Posted: Tue Apr 19, 2011 5:51 pm
by Jaap Bijl
You are right David.
After consulting Nereo Castelli, she is still named PIANOSA owned by Calabria di Navigazione Srl., Gioia Tauro since 2000.
Working in Vibo Marina.
1986 owned by Calabria di Navigazione Snc di Sergi Domenica, Villa San Gionanni.

Re: BRIGITTE GERLING

Posted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 11:15 pm
by davidships
A bit garish!
Brigitte Gerling - 1.jpg

Re: BRIGITTE GERLING

Posted: Wed Nov 11, 2015 1:28 am
by davidships
Unknown photographer's stroll along the Antwerp waterfront (prints dated 12/7/1962)