KEELMAN (1958)

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KEELMAN (1958)

Post by yorkieman » Wed Oct 19, 2011 9:24 am

From Tugtalk files ....
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George Robinson
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Re: KEELMAN (1958)

Post by Bill Harvey » Wed Oct 19, 2011 9:32 am

KEELMAN (1962 - 1995)
O.N. 187084. 37g. 56.9 x 16.4 x 5.9 feet.
6-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (8¾” x 11½”) Blackstone ER4M type engine by Lister, Blackstone Ltd., Dursley. 325bhp. 10kts. 5½ tons bollard pull.
1958: Completed as SCORCHER by P. K. Harris & Sons Ltd., Appledore (Yard No. 74) for Clements, Knowling & Company Ltd., London.
2.1962: Purchased by the United Towing Company Ltd., Hull and renamed KEELMAN.
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).
4.4.1978: Transferred to Humber Tugs Ltd.
1995: Sold for demolition at New Holland by David Cook.
1995: Resold to Briggs Marine Contractors Ltd., Burntisland, to be refurbished and renamed ROSS LYN.
2004: Sold after part-rebuilding of wheelhouse to W. Barbour, Lowestoft, where she remains as bare hull in 2010.

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Re: KEELMAN (1958)

Post by Patrick Hill » Wed Oct 19, 2011 10:04 am

"Keelman" working at Central Dry dock Hull 07/06/1984.
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Departing Alexandra dock 'to be broken up' 19/06/1995 - of course this didn't happen.
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Re: KEELMAN (1958)

Post by yorkieman » Wed Oct 19, 2011 6:24 pm

KEELMAN at Selby for the launch of STIRLING SNIPE on 27/04/1982, colour slide by the late Frank Flintoft, collection of Roy Cressey.
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Re: KEELMAN (1958)

Post by davidships » Mon Oct 24, 2011 12:21 pm

The hull of KEELMAN at Lowestoft.
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21/6/2009 - part-built new wheelhouse removed to the quay
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At the launch of SEAMAN at Selby 26/11/1984 (photographer unknown)
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