SUN II (1965)

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SUN II (1965)

Post by yorkieman » Mon Oct 17, 2011 9:31 pm

At Chalkis on 11/3/2006 as ALEXANDROS
1965, 150gt
C. D. Holmes, Beverley (995) as SUN II to 1992
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Re: SUN II (1965)

Post by Bill Harvey » Tue Oct 18, 2011 8:22 am

SUN II (2) (1965 - 1969)
O.N. 307890. 150g. 0n. 93' 9" x 24' 5" x 11' 1". (86.0 x 24.1 x 9.4 feet)
6-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (15" x 18") engine by Mirrlees National Ltd., Stockport, geared to a fixed pitch propeller operating within a steerable Kort nozzle. 1,400bhp. 12 kts. 18 tons bollard pull.
18.5.1965: Launched by Charles D. Holmes & Company Ltd., Beverley (Yard No. 995) for W. H. J. Alexander Ltd., London.
30.7.1965: Completed.
27.1.1969: Sold to London Tugs Ltd., (Ship Towage (London) Ltd., managers).
1.1.1975: Owners acquired by the Alexandra Towing Company Ltd, Liverpool.
28.4.1976: Owners restyled as Alexandra Towing Company (London) Ltd.
9.1992: Sold to Vergina Towing Company Ltd., Chalkis, Greece and renamed ALEXANDROS.
11.2010: Still in service.

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