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WISCONSIN

Posted: Mon Feb 14, 2011 4:57 pm
by Henk
WISCONSIN
H.Spier - Papendrecht.
Launched July 1957; delivered 13-09-1957 by F.Schichau G.m.b.H.- Bremerhaven (1681)
26,70 x 6,24 x 2,97 x 2,90 m.
89,2 grt; after 1985, 98.28 grt
P.I.Q.Z.
4SA 8 cylinder Klöckner/Humboldt/Deutz type SBV8M545; 2 Strüver generators 20 kW/220 V/50 Hz; in 1985 engine upgraded
850 bhp; after 1985, 1.350 bhp.
12,3 knots.
9 tons BP; after 1985, 15 tons.
From 1957 till 29-09-1958 as GEORGSWERDER with Lütgens & Reimers - Hamburg.
From 1958 till 27-08-1985 as GEORGSWERDER (23) with Bugsier- Reederei und Berguns A.G.- Hamburg.
22-12-1977 capsized during assintance to the Liberiaanse BORDATXOA in which accident 2 people died; next day raised and repaired at Pohl & Jozwiak - Hamburg.
In 1978 rebuild at Max Siegholdt - Bremerhaven beam now 8,11 meters.
27-08-1985 renamed GEORG by A.Spier - Papendrecht and rebuild into push/tug and 13-09-1985 renamed WISCONSIN.
02-12-1987 as WISCONSIN via J.J. van Laar - Hendrik Ido Ambacht to G.Feenstra - Sneek homeport Harlingen
17-04-1990 as WISCONSIN to B.& G.Feenstra - Panama.
Further faith unknown

Photo: Henk de Winde

Re: WISCONSIN

Posted: Wed Feb 23, 2011 9:48 pm
by wimkosten
Henk,

According to my info latest name should be WISCONSIN B (GIB flag) since 2001 and IMO: 8633059.

Another shot of WISCONSIN without the additional bridge, seen here leaving Flushing East 26-04-1988 towing a Russian fishingvessel to the breakers yard.
M645-047-17-wisconsin.jpg

Re: WISCONSIN

Posted: Thu Feb 24, 2011 11:56 am
by davidships
I have: sold 2002 to unknown Gibraltar owners and renamed WISCONSIN B.
But no subsequent reports.

Re: WISCONSIN

Posted: Thu Feb 24, 2011 12:02 pm
by Henk
Thanks boys.
How I miss my Sea-Web!