NORTH BEACH

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NORTH BEACH

Post by yorkieman » Mon Oct 17, 2011 12:35 pm

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Bill Harvey
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Re: NORTH BEACH

Post by Bill Harvey » Mon Oct 17, 2011 12:49 pm

NORTH BEACH (1956 - 1972)
O.N. 187138. 220g. 0n. 104' 6" x 28' 2" x 12' 0¾"
T.3-cyl. (15" 25" & 42" x 27") engine by Charles D. Holmes & Company Ltd., Hull. 1,050ihp.
Post 1988: 6-cyl. 4.S.C.S.A. (240 x 280mm) 6M282AK type engine made in 1987 by Krupp MaK Maschinenbau G.m.b.H., Kiel, fitted to starboard side. 1,632bhp. 12-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (137 x152mm) 3412T vee type engine by Caterpillar Inc., Peoria, 721bhp., fitted to port side; both engines geared to a single screw. 2,353bhp.
12.4.1956: Launched by Scott & Sons, Bowling (Yard No. 412) for the Alexandra Towing Company Ltd.
26.6.1956: Completed.
1972: Sold to Rimorchiatori Sardi SpA, Italy and renamed CAPO FIGARI.
1987/88: Re-engined.
1998: Operated by Achille Onoratu fu Vincenzo,Naples.
11.2010: Still in service.

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