SUPERMAN (1967)

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SUPERMAN (1967)

Post by yorkieman » Mon Oct 17, 2011 1:18 pm

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Bill Harvey
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Re: SUPERMAN (1967)

Post by Bill Harvey » Mon Oct 17, 2011 2:12 pm

SUPERMAN (3) (1967 - 1973) twin screw tug.
O.N. 308575. 304g. 76n. 106' 7" x 30' 9" x 13' 7"
Two, 6-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (10¼" x 14½") 6ATCM type engines by Ruston & Hornsby Ltd., Lincoln, single reverse reduction geared to twin screw shafts. 2,800bhp. 11kts. 26 tons bollard pull.
7.11.1966: Keel laid by Charles D. Holmes & Company Ltd., Beverley (Yard No. 1005) for the United Towing Company Ltd., Hull.
10.1.1967: Launched.
28.3.1967: Completed.
16.4.1967:Delivered.
21.1.1970: Owners restyled as United Towing Ltd.
20.2.1973: Sold to United Towing (Superman) Ltd., (United Towing (Ocean Tugs) Ltd., managers), Hull.
17.3.1978: Owners restyled as United Towing (Rodney) Ltd, (same managers).
1978: Sold to Venecia Ship Service C. A., Puerto Cabello, Venezuela and renamed VESCA R 6.
2008: Reported as lying derelict and part stripped at Puerto Cabello (or may be VESCA R- 5).

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