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Jaap Bijl
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GOWER

Post by Jaap Bijl » Tue Jan 10, 2012 9:43 am

GOWER (2) - 1961.
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Re: GOWER

Post by Bill Harvey » Wed Mar 21, 2012 3:37 pm

GOWER (2) (1961 - 1985)
O.N. 303174. 152g. 0n. 95' 6" x 25' 6" x 10' 0"
8-cyl. 2 S.C.S.A. (10½" x 13½") HGN8 type engine by Crossley Bros. Ltd., Manchester, geared to a controllable pitch propeller. 1,200bhp. 11kts. 15 tons bollard pull.
27.3.1961: Launched by W. J. Yarwood & Sons Ltd., Northwich (Yard No. 929) for the Alexandra Towing Company Ltd.
7.1961: Completed.
3.9.1985: Sold to Binfield Solutions Ltd. (Panagiotis Koutalidis), London and taken to Portsmouth.
6.1986: Departed as COSTAS for Greece.
10.10.1986: Transferred to Panagiotis Koutalidis, Piraeus and renamed KOSTAS.
198x: Sold to Boukos Shipping Enterprises (D & N Boukos Company, managers), Chalkis.
199x: Sold to Heracles General Cement Company S.A., Athens and renamed FAETHON.
1999: Sold to Avlis Shipping Company (Volos Tugs, George Giannisis, manager), Volos.
2009: Manager restyled as Volos Tugs Union Shipping Company (George Giannisis).
2010: Laid up for use as spares.

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