TIDESMAN (1963)

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TIDESMAN (1963)

Post by yorkieman » Mon Oct 17, 2011 1:19 pm

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Re: TIDESMAN

Post by Bill Harvey » Mon Oct 17, 2011 2:15 pm

TIDESMAN (1963 - 1981) twin screw tug.
O.N. 303832. 98g. 0n. 22d. 83' 6" x 24' 1" x 10' 10"
Post 2002: 140g. 42n. 22d.
Two, 6-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (8¾" x 11½") Blackstone EVS6M type engines by R. A. Lister & Company Ltd., Lister, (Marine Division), Dursley, single reverse reduction geared to twin screw shafts. 920bhp. 10kts. 11 tons bollard pull.
12.11.1962: Keel laid by Humber St. Andrews Engineering Company Ltd., Hull (Yard No. 4) for the United Towing Company Ltd., Hull.
8.5.1963: Launched.
6.1963: Completed.
21.1.1970: Owners restyled as United Towing Ltd. 1974: Humber Tugs Ltd. appointed as managers.
17.3.1978: Owners restyled as North British Maritime Group Ltd. (same managers), Hull.
1981: Sold to Alexander G. Tsavliris & Sons Maritime Company S.A., Greece and renamed HECTOR.
2002: Sold to Macedonian Tugs Shipping Company (Spanopoulos Brothers), Thessaloniki and renamed CHRISTOS XVII.
11.2010: Still in service.

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