SEAMAN (1967)

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SEAMAN (1967)

Post by yorkieman » Tue Oct 18, 2011 8:00 pm

From a slide by Frank Flintoft, coll. Roy Cressey
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Bill Harvey
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Re: SEAMAN (1967)

Post by Bill Harvey » Tue Oct 18, 2011 8:09 pm

SEAMAN (2) (1967 - 1978) twin screw tug.
O.N. 308570. 304g. 76n. 106' 7" x 30' 9" x 13' 4"
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.
22.8.1966: Keel laid by Charles D. Holmes & Company Ltd., Beverley (Yard No. 1004) for the United Towing Company Ltd., Hull.
2.11.1966: Launched.
30.1.1967: Completed.
21.1.1970: Owners restyled as United Towing Ltd.
1974: Sold to United Towing (Seaman) Ltd., (United Towing (Ocean Tugs) Ltd., managers), Hull.
17.3.1978: Owners restyled as United Towing (Boscawen) Ltd, (same managers).
1978: Sold to Venecia Ship Service C. A., Puerto Cabello, Venezuela and renamed VESCA R 5.
2008: Reported as lying derelict and part stripped at Puerto Cabello (or may be VESCA R 6).

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Re: SEAMAN (1967)

Post by Jaap Bijl » Tue Oct 25, 2011 10:43 am

SEAMAN in the lock at IJmuiden.
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