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Sunday, 1 March 2015

British tug Linesman according to the Dutch newspaper transporting lighters from Netherlands towards England according to the Dutch newspaper Het Centrum dated 25 September 1917

An item reported the arrival at the Nieuwe Waterweg, Netherlands a day earlier of the tug Linesman coming from London, England. She departed the same day back to London with lighters.(1)

Note
1. Used between 13 March and 6 July 1915 in service of the British Admiralty. In 1917 was she owned by T. Gray&Company Limited, Hull,, England in service of the War Office Inland Water Transports Directorate Service as the HS 1 between 1915 and 1919. Finally broken up at Rotterdam, Netherlands in 1962. Completed at the shipyard of J.P. Rennoldson&Sons, South Shield, England with yard number 271 in March 1911. Dimensions 85.2’x 18.1’x 10.1’, a gross tonnage of 96 and a net tonnage of 4 tons.

Dutch tug Holland 7 salvaged the off Hoedekenskerke, Netherlands stranded inland vessels Elise and Eros according to the Dutch newspaper Rotterdamsch nieuwsblad dated 17 September 1917

An item dated Hansweert, Netherlands 14th reported that the Dutch tug Holland 7 salvaged the inland vessels [towed barges] Elise and Eros grounded on a sandbank off Hoedekenskerke, Netherlands and towed both into the harbour of Hansweert.

Dutch tug Stortemelk salvaged the at Griend grounded clipper De Twee Gezusters according to the Dutch newspaper Rotterdamsch nieuwsblad dated 2 September 1917

An item dated Terschelling, Netherlands 1st reported that the Dutch tug Stortemelk of the firm Doeksen salvaged the near the small islands Griend on 23 January stranded clipper De Twee Gezusters towing her into a safe anchorage at Terschelling.

Mexican crew boat Yvonne 2011-

Mexico-flagged, Isla del Carmen, IMO 9619517, reg. no. 111679, call sign XCVD3 and MMSI 345070318. Built by Breaux’s Bay Craft. Loreauville, Louisiana, USA with yard number 1740 on 19 April 2011. Gross tonnage 341 tons, net tonnage 102 tons, deadweight 411 tons and as dimensions 45,12 (rule)-52,0 (over all) x 9,02 (moulded) x 2,28 x 3,65 (height) metres. Speed 31,0 knots. Owned by Grupo Evya S.A. de S.V., Ciudad del Carmen, Mexico.

Mexican offshore supply ship (ex-Tian Yi Zhi Xing 2010-2011) Don Fili 2011-

Panama or Mexico-flagged, homeport Isla del Carmen, IMO 9575905, reg.no. 081099, callsign XC-AC7 and MMSI 373053000. Built by Taizhou Hongda Ship Industry, Linhai, China with yard number HDCCS2008-02 on 25 July 2010. Gross tonnage 2.614 tons, net tonnage 784 tons, deadweight 1.309 tons, displacement 3.596 tons and as dimensions 67,0 x 16,0 x 1,71 x 6,5 (height) metres. Speed 12,0 knots. Owned and managed by Grupo Evya S.A. de S.V., Ciudad del Carmen, Mexico. Ex-Tian Yi Zhi Xing renamed December 2011.

Azerbijan passengers ships (ex-Saida 1995-2002) Caspar or Kasper 2002-

Azerbaijan-flagged, homeport Baku, IMO 8928179, reg.no. 894486, callsign 4JJP and MMSI 423154100. Built at the shipyard Gami Tamiri, Baku, Azerbaijan with yard number 602 on 30 May 1995. Gross tonnage 118 tons, net tonnage 35 tons, deadweight 9 tons, displacement 10 tons and as dimensions 25,0 (rule)-28,8 (over all) x 5,9 moulded) x 1,73 x 2,75 (height) metres. Speed 12,0 knots. Owned by the Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping C.J.S.C., Baku, Azerbaijan. Ex-Saida renamed January 2002.

Irish anchor handling vessel (ex-Seaforth Commander 1975-1986, Tender Commander 1986-1991, Tala 6401 1991-2003, Med Sei 2003-2010) C.M. Italia 2010-

Kazakhstan-flagged, homeport Aktau, IMO 7404839, reg.no. 745952, callsign UNAQ and mmSI 436000159. Built at the shipyard of Brokke Marine Yachts, Lowestoft, United Kingdom with yard number 411 on 1 December 1975. Gross tonnage 1.299 tons, net tonnage 389 tons, deadweight 2.074 tons, displacement 3.218 tons and as dimensions 56,4 (rule)-64,68 (over all)  x 13,8 (moulded) x 5,88 x 6,9 (height) metres. Speed 12,0 knots. Owned by CMI Ventures Limited, Majuro, Marshall Islands. Other sources claims Caspian Mainport, Cork, Ireland. Ex-Seaforth Commander renamed 1986, Tender Commander renamed May 1991, Talal 6401 renamed August 2300 and Med Sei renamed March 2010.

Russian pusher tugs project 81 and barge project 82 2013-2015




Pusher tugs are the Cherepovetsky Metallurg (the first was laid down on 12 March 2013, launched on 20 August 2014 and to be delivered in the spring of 20150, Vega, Stal’noiy or Stalnoi (the second tug, launched on 9 September 2014) and Sirius. Built at the Sredne-Nevsky Shipyard for account of shipping company P. TranksCo., Moscow, Russia. On 25 February 2015 was the Vega launched, the 4th of the six to be built. In fact had the tugs to be delivered already in 2014. The building was via a leasing scheme financed by LLC Gasprombanklizing and the contract with her future owner P. TransCo LLC was signed in February 2013. Displacement 365 tonnes and dimensions 25,01m (over all) x 10 metres. The barge measured 5.200 tons and was to be pushed with a speed of 10 knots.

Japanese LPG tanker Lady Martine 1998-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 1 March 2015

Singapore-flagged, IMO 9172131, MMSI 565046000 and callsign 9VCS9. Built by Kanrei Shipbuilding, Sanmu, Japan in 1998. Owned and managed by Star management Associates, Tokyo, Japan.

Japanese general cargo ship Eagle Arrow 2011-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 28 February 2015

Panama-flagged, IMO 9529592, MMSI 353414000 and callsign 3FAJ2. Built by Oshima Shipbuilding, Saikai, Japan in 2011. Owned by Daido Kaiun, Kobe, Japan and Taiyo Sangyo Trading&Marine Services, Yokohama, Japan.

German cargo ship (ex-Transporter 2006-2007, Onego Explorer 2007-2009, Hartwig Scan 2009-2013) Atlas 2013-


Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 1 March 2015

Antigua&Barbuda-flagged, homeport Saint John’s, IMO 9362815, MMSI 304985000 and callsign C2CD1. Built at the Bodewes Shipyard, Hoogezand, Netherlands in 2006. Owned and managed by Buss Reederei, Leer, Germany. Ex-Transporter renamed 8 October 2007, ex-Onego Explorer renamed 17 February 2009 and Hartwig Scan renamed 4 October 2013.

German container ship Doris Schepers 2007-


Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 1 March 2015

Antigua&Barbuda-flagged, homeport St. John’s, IMO 9404065, MMSI 305107000 and callsign V2DS2. Built at the Damen Shipyard Galati, Galati, Romania in 2007. Owned by HS Schiffahrt and managed by HS Bereedering, Haren Ems, Germany.

German containership Balthasar Schulte 2012-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 1 March 2015

Liberia-flagged, homeport Monrovia, IMO 9477510, MMSI 636092159 and callsign. Built by Jiangsu New Yangzijang Shipbuilding, Jingjiang, China in 2012. Owned and managed by Ocean Shipmanagement, Hamburg, Germany.

Dutch warship Oranjeboom 1628-1631

Of the admiralty Zealand, mentioned in 1628-1631, with an armament of 20 guns and a crew numbering 30 men.

Dutch warship Oranjeboom 1628-1631

Of the admiralty Amsterdam, mentioned in 1628-1631, with an armament of 20-22 guns, a crew numbering 75-110 men and a measurement of 120 last.

Dutch inland warship Oranjeboom 1638-

Of the admiralty Zealand, contract for building 21 August 1638, building costs 730 pond Flemish, built by Simon Been at Vlissingen, Netherlands 1638, dimensions 72 (prow)/56½ (keel) x 22 (maximum) x 7 feet, first captain Jan Jacobsen Vlieger from Vere.

Dutch uitlegger Oranjeboom 1624

Of the admiralty Noorderkwartier, built in 1624, with an armament of 6 guns and a crew numbering 33 men.

Dutch warship Oranjeboom, also called Oranje 1596-1606

Of the admiralty Maze, also called Oranje, bought in 1596, sold in 1606, qith a measurement of 150 last.

Dutch warship Oranjeboom 1621

Of the admiralty Noorderkwartier, mentioned in 1621, with a measurement of 30 last.

Dutch warship Oranjeboom 1626-1632

Of the admiralty Maze, built in 1626, last mentioned in 1632, an armament of 22-20 guns and a crew numbering 85-103 men.

Dutch warship Oranjeboom 1617-1621

Of the admiralty Noorderkwartier, mentioned in 1617-1621, an armament of 48 guns and a measurement of 250 last.

Dutch warship Oranjeboom 1615-1621

Of the admiralty Amsterdam, built 1615, last mentioned 1621, an armament of 20 guns, a crew numbering110 men and a measurement of 225-230 last.

Saturday, 28 February 2015

British seagoing dredger launched at Schiedam, Netherlands according to the Dutch newspaper Nieuwe Schiedamsche Courant dated Monday 25 February 1907

An item reported the launching at the shipyard Gusto (firm A.F. Smulders), Schiedam, Netherlands on Saturday of the seagoing bucket dredger built for British account. Dimensions 181’x 36.6’x 14.11’ (hold). Fitted out with 2 compound steam engines with a total horsepower of 500 ihp and two boilers with a heating surface of total 1.980 square feet. With a pressure of 120 lbs. Fitted out with the necessary steam winches. Electrically lightened. Would go to her destination using her own engines.

Dredger (La Plata?) launched at Schiedam, Netherlands according to the Dutch newspaper Nieuwe Schiedamsche Courant dated Monday 27 January 1908

An item reported the launching at the shipyard Gusto (firm A.F. Smulders), Schiedam, Netherlands on last Saturday of a seagoing bucket dredger built for foreign account. Fitted out with two screws, 2 compound steam engines with totally 520 ihp horsepower and 2 boilers with a total heating surface of 240 square metres and 8 atmosphere pressure and the necessary steam winches. Electrically lightened. Was to use her own engines to go her destination.(1)

Note
1. Yard number 338 La Plata built for Ackermans&v. Haaren?

Italian dredger Cagliari launched at Schiedam, Netherlands according to the Dutch newspaper Nieuwe Schiedamsche Courant dated 10 September 1909

An item reported the launching at the shipyard Gusto (firm A.F. Smulders), Schiedam, Netherlands on yesterday morning of the steel made hull of a bucket dredger with press pump built for account of the Italian government. Dimensions 35,00 x 6,50 x 2,40 (hold) metres. To be fitted out with 1-150 ihp main engine for the press pump, 1-100 ihp auxiliary engine for the bucket chain and water pump, 4 steam winches, a manual operated winch and a navy boiler with a heating surface of 80 square metres and 8 atmosphere. Dredging capacity 100 cubic metres/hour from a depth of 6 metres and to press this away over a distance of 500 metres with a height of 2 metres above the water surface.  Electrically lightened. The first of two similar dredgers. (1)

Note
1. The yard numbers 372 (Cagliari) and 373 (Sassarie) built for account of the Italian Department of Public Works.

Italian dredger Sassari launched at Schiedam, Netherlands according to the Dutch newspaper Nieuwe Schiedamsche Courant dated 14 September 1909

An item reported the launching at the shipyard Gusto (firm A.F. Smulders), Schiedam, Netherlands a day earlier of the steel made hull of the second dredger built of Italian account.

Note
1. The yard numbers 372 (Cagliari) and 373 (Sassarie) built for account of the Italian Department of Public Works.

Steam dredger Shimoh underway from Netherlands towards China according to the Dutch newspaper Nieuwe Schiedamsche Courant dated 18 April 1910

An item reported the departure from the shipyard Gusto (firm A.F. Smulders), Schiedam, Netherlands that same day of the steam dredger Shimoh towards Tientsin, China

Steam dredger Asch underway from the Netherlands towards China according to the Dutch newspaper Schiedamsche Courant dated 19 April 1910

An item reported the departure that day from the shipyard Gusto (firm A.F. Smulders), Schiedam, Netherlands by the steam dredger Asch captain Wetteren towards Tientsin, China.

Taiwanese general cargo ship Izumo 2007-


Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherland 26 June 2012

Panama-flagged, IMO 9414967, MMSI 352823000 and callsign 3ENU8. Built by Shitanoe Shipbuilding, Usiki, Japan in 2007. Owned by Wisdom Marine Lines and managed by Well Shipmanagement&Maritime Consultant, both of Taipei, Taiwan.

Greek reefer (ex-Chacabuco 1990-1997) Swan Chacabuco 1990-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherland 26 June 2012

Bahamas-flagged, homeport Nassau, IMO 8907876, MMSI 311665000 and callsign C6TJ6. Built at the Shin Kurushima Onishi Shipyard, Imabari, Japan in 1990. Owned and managed by Chartworld Shipping, Athens, Greece. Ex-Chacabuco renamed October 1997.

Japanese container ship Nyk Virgo 2007-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherland 24 June 2012

Panama-flagged, IMO 9312810, MMSI 372744000 and callsign 3EKK2. Built by Hyundai Heavy Industries, Ulsan, South Korea in 2007. Owned and managed by Nyk Shimanagement, Tokyo, Japan.

German general cargo ship (ex-Baltic Steamer 2011-2013) NBP Steamer 2013-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherland 29 June 2012 as the Baltic Steamer

Antigua&Barbuda-flagged, homeport Saint John’s, IMO 9505584, MMSI 305714000 and callsign V2QMB. Ex-Baltic Steamer renamed 30 January 2013. Built by Huatai Shipbuilding, Nanjing, China in 2011. Owned and managed by Liberty One Shipmanagement, Bremen, Germany.

Dutch ro-ro- cargo ship Bothniaborg 2004-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherland 28 June 2012

Netherlands-flagged, homeport Delfzijl, Netherlands, IMO 9267728, MMSI 245656000 and callsign PBIO. Built at the Volharding Shipyard, Hoogezand, Netherlands in 2004. Owned and managed by WagenborgShipping, Delfzijl, Netherlands.

Italian ro-ro cargo ship Grande Ghana 2009-


Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherland 24 June 2012

Italy-flagged, homeport Palermo, Italy, IMO 9343168, MMSI 247264700 and callsign ICEZ. Built at the Uljanik Shipyard, Pula, Croatia in 2009. Owned by Inarme and managed by the Grimaldi Group, both of Naples, Italy.

Philippine oil/chemical tanker GT Star 2012-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherland 24 June 2012

Philippines-flagged, homeport Manila, IMO 9485849, MMSI 548850000 and callsign DUDP. Built by Usuki Shipbuilding, Usuki, Japan in 2012. Owned by Sagana Shipping and managed by Victoria Shipmanagement, both of Manila, Philippines.

Japanese chemical tanker Chemstar Seven 2005-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherland 24 June 2012

Panama-flagged, IMO 9330460, MMSI 357851000 and callsign 3EAC2. Built by Fukuoka Shipbuilding, Fukuoka, Japan. Owned and managed by Mitsui OSK Lines, Tokyo, Japan.

British tug (ex-Phoenix 1955-1968, Zeepaard 1968-2005, Zeepia 2005-2013) GPS India 2013-

10 October 2009 as the Zeepia

Built at the shipyard of Bodewes, Millingen a/d Rijn, Netherlands with yard number 498 as the Phoenix for account of L. Smit&Co.’s Internationale Sleepdienst Maatschappij NV, Rotterdam, Netherlands in 1955. United Kingdom-flagged, homeport Chatham, MMSI 235098066 and callsign 2GKA2 and EU 2309389. Dimensions 21,32 x 6,02 x 2,71 metres and 18 ton tonnage/ The 310 hp SBA 8M 528 Deutz engine is later replaced by a 675 hp 12V149 TI GM engine. Renamed Zeepaard in 1068 by W.A. van de Tak’s Bergingsbedrijf, 1971 of Smit Tak Internationale Bergingsbedrijf NV, 1983 of Maasberg BV, 1992 of Takmarine B, 2002 of Smit Transport&Heavy Lift BV, 2003 of Smit Transport Europe BV, all of Rotterdam, renamed 2005 Zeepia of GPS Marine Service BV, Schiedam, Netherlands, 2011 of GPS Marine Contractors Ltd., Chatham, England and renamed 2013 GPS India.

Dutch inland pusher tug (ex-Nosorozec S-03 1974/1975-1999, Savanna IV 1999-2014) Bonanza 2014-

Waal off Tiel, Netherlands 27 January 2009 as the Savanna IV

Netherlands-flagged, homeport Terneuzen, Netherlands and ENI 02320354. Built at the shipyard Kozielska Stocznia Rzeczna, Kozle, Poland as the Nosorozec S-03 for account of P.P. Zegluga, Szczecin, Poland in 1974/1975. Dimensions 22,20 x 11,00 x 2,00 metres/ original fitted out with 2x328 hp Wola engines, later replaced by 2x750hp Deutz SBA 16M 816 engines. Renamaed Savanna IV in 1999 and since then Netherlands owned and renamed Bonanza in 2014.

Dutch inland tug (ex-? 1931-1956, Ina 1956) Amstelstroom 1956-

IJ, Amsterdam, Netherlands 3 July 2009

Netherlands-flagged, homeport Amsterdam,  and EU 3051380. Built in 1931. Dimensions 10,80 x 2.79 x 1,48 metres. Fitted out nowadays with 1-120 hp Detroit Diesel. Ex-Ina 1956.

Dutch inland tug (ex-Waalhaven 1941-1987) Yska 1987-

IJ, Amsterdam, Netherlands 3 July 2009

Netherlands-flagged, homeport Amsterdam, , EU 2308320, MMSI 244700541 and callsign PE8064. Built at the shipyard of De Vries Lentsch, Alphen a/d Rijn, Netherlands for account of P. Smit Jr. Stoomsleepdienst N.V., Rotterdam, Netherlands as the Waalhaven in 1941/ Renamed Yska in 1987. Dimensions 16,00 x 3,90 x 1,60 metres and a tonnage of 5 ton. Original fitted out with a 80hp Kromhout engine later replaced hy a 260hp DAF engine.

British ship Ravensburne underway from Japan towards USA according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 8 January 1870

An item dated 27th reported the passing of the Sunda Strait by the British ship Ravensburne captain J. Cooper leaving Hiogo, Japan on 5 December 1869 bound for New York, USA.

British ship Medina underway from Hong Kong towards England according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 8 January 1870

An item dated 7th reported the passing of the Sunda Strait by the British ship Medina captain Le Teuvre leaving Hong Kong on 24 December 1869 bound for London, England.

British ship Manuelita underway from England towards China according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 28 February 1870

An item dated 26th reported the passing of the Sunda Strait by the British ship Manuelita captain John Tindley leaving London, England on 30 November 1869 towards Whampoo, China.

British ship Lochleven Castle underway from Scotland towards Singapore according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 28 February 1870

An item dated 26th reported the passing of the Sunda Strait by the British ship Lochleven Castle captain Tramt leaving Glasgow, Scotland on 30 November 1869 towards Singapore.

German warship Nautilis underway from Dutch East Indies towards Australia according to the Dutch newspaper Bataviaasch handelsblad dated 23 September 1879

An item dated Batavia, Dutch East Indies 23rd reported the departure of the German warship Nautilus captain Chüden towards Sydney, Australia

German armoured frigate Deutschland built in England nearly completed according to the Dutch newspaper Bataviaasch handelsblad dated 28 September 1875

An item reported that the German armoured frigate Deutschland built at the shipyard of Samuda Brothers. London, England was nearly completed. The armour was 10” thick, the draught 24,5 feet, the horsepower 8.000 hp, rigged like a ship of the line 2nd class and with a crew numbering 600 men. Despite she was designed as a battery ship were her two-26cm guns at the front able to fire straight forward. The 2-26 cm guns at the aft were not able to fire straight ahead but just 150 degrees out of the centreline.

French ironclad la Couronne in haste fitted out for active service according to the Dutch newspaper Bataviaasch handelsblad dated 23 May 1868

An item reported that the French armoured frigate la Couronne was in all haste fitted out to depart for the roads on 15th or 20th April and from there to join the Mediterranean Squadron just like the armoured frigate Provence. The frigate Panama was – according to rumours - fitted out to transport for the coaches, horses and part of the followers of the empress for the journey of her and her son towards Rome, Italy. The imperial steam yacht La Reine Hortense departed on 15 April from Cherbourg, France towards Toulon, France. The imperial yacht Jerome Napoleon arrived at Marseille, France coming from Le Havre, France to transport prince Napoleon and his spouse towards Italy.

Friday, 27 February 2015

French navy ordered building of an armoured frigate according to the Dutch newspaper Nederlandsche staatscourant dated 14 September 1858

An item referred to the Parisian newspaper Constitutionnel that recently the navy at Cherbourg was ordered to built an armoured frigate armoured with iron made plates with a thickness of 10”-12”. The drawings already arrived. She had to have enough horsepower to be competitive with the fastest sailing ships. To be armed with 30 rifled guns with a far range. Next year was to start with a similar frigate. Also was stated that the disarmed ship of the line Jena lying at Cherbourg on short notice was to converted on a slip into a screw steamship and with iron to be planked just like the floating batteries.

British ship Campana underway from Hong Kong towards England according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 2 February 1870

An item dated 26th January reported the passing of the Sunda Strait by the British ship Campana captain Jennete leaving Hong Kong on the 14th towards Liverpool, England.

British ship Diamond underway from China towards England according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 5 February 1870

An item dated 3rd reported the passing of the Sunda Strait by the British ship Diamond captain M. Rose leaving Foochow, China on 17th January towards Falmouth, England.

British ship Carl underway from Australia towards Singapore according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode dated 5 February 1870

An item dated 3rd reported the passing of the Sunda Strait by the British ship Carl captain Thom. Lockyer leaving Melbourne, Australia on 25 December 1869 towards Singapore.

British ship G.H. Peaker underway from Hong Kong towards Australia. according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode 7 February 1870

An item dated 5th reported the passing of the Sunda Strait by the British ship G.H. Peaker captain G. Greime leaving Hong Kong on 23rd January towards Melbourne, Australia.

British ship Staffa underway from Singapore England. according to the Dutch newspaper Java-bode 7 February 1870

An item dated 4th reported the passing of the Sunda Strait by the British ship Staffa leaving Singapore on 28th January towards London, England.

Taiwanese bulk carrier Stamina SW 2012-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 26 February 2015

Panama-flagged, IMO 9603598, MMSI 373766000 and callsign H9JI. Built by Kitanihon, Shipbuilding, Hachinohe, Japan in 2012. Owned and managed by Shih Wei Navigation, Taipei, Taiwan.

Dutch inland tug (ex-Marius 1972-1996) Coby 1996-

Waal off Tiel, Netherlands 4 June 2009

Netherlands-flagged, homeport Urk, ENI 2311279, MMSI 44730106 and callsign PF8660. Dimensions 21,30 x 5,85 x 2,50 metres. Horsepower original 510 hp, nowadays 860 hp. Built as the Marius at the shipyard of Gebr. Paans, Moerdijk, Netherlands with yard number 237 for account of Adriaan Korren Sleepdienst NV, Rotterdam, Netherlands in 1962.

Greek tanker Agisilaos 2006-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 26 February 2015

Marshall Islands-flagged, homeport Majuro, IMO 9315745, MMSI 538002655 and callsign V7KO7. Built at the Hyundai Mipo Dockyard, Ulsan, South Korea in 2006. Owned and managed by Capital Shipmanagement, Athens, Greece.

Norwegian tug (ex-Johanna 1976-1982, Cornelie Wessels 1982-1986, Flying Osprey 1986-2005) Boa Sund 2005-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 26 February 2015

St. Vincent&Grenadines-flagged (reported in 2015), IMO 7500798, MMSI 3753780000 and callsign J8B4463. Gross tonnage 243 tons, net tonnage 72 tons, summer deadweight 189 tons and as dimensions 28,61 (over all) x 10,0 x 5,3 x 5,7 (depth maximum) metres. Ex-Johanna renamed 5 November 1982, Cornelie Wessels renamed 12 June 1986 and Flying Osprey renamed February 2005. Bollard pull 36 (continuous)-38 (maximum) tonnes. Horsepower 2.350 hp. Speed 10 (service)-12 (maximum) knots. Built at the Mutzfeldtwerft Nord, Cuxhaven, Germany in 1976. Mentioned on the website of Boa Offshore AS, owned and managed by Trond A. Kittilsen Shipping A, Norway, Panama-flagged with callsign HO3844.

Chinese bulk carrier Yong Huan 2000-


Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 27 February 2015

Hong Kong/China-flagged, homeport Hong Kong, IMO 9236169, MMSI 4677820000 and callsign VRWS2. Built by the Hudong Zhonghua Shipbuilding Group, Shanghai, China in 2000. Owned and managed by COSCO HK Shipping, Hong Kong, China.

Dutch inland tug (Jo 1952-1953, Christina 1953-1954, Hendrik 1954-1959, Ahou 1959-1960) Anjabé 1960-

31 May 2008

Netherlands-flagged, MMSI 244260845, callsign PC4801 and ENI 02001857. Tonnage 3 ton and as dimensions 13,50 x 3,65 x 1,65 metres. Fitted out with 1-116hp Deutz engine. Built at the shipyard Van De Beldt, Westgrafdijk with yard number 384 as the Jo for account of C.&A. Vonk, Naarden, Netherlands in 1942/ Renamed Christina in 1953, Hendrik renamed in 1954, renamed Ahoy in 1959 and renamed Anjabé in 1960.

Dutch inland tug (ex-Cor 1910-1957, Piet Hein 1957-1984, Irma II 1984-1993, Piet Hein 1993-2014) Julia (1910) 2014-

14 May 2008 as the Piet Hein

Netherlands-flagged and ENI 2305832. As the Cor in 1950-1957 in service of the Gravenhaagsche Sleepreederij, Rotterdam, Netherlands. Dimensions 16,15 x 3,87 x 1,96 metres/ Original fitted out with 1-75hp steam engine, later replaced by 1-72 hip D 342 TA Caterpillar. Built at the shipyard of Boele, Bolnes, Netherlands as the Cor for account of G. van Herk&Co., Rotterdam in 1910.

Dutch inland tug (Spes 1937-?, Johnny 1953-1966) Dora ) 1966-

25 June 2009

Netherlands-flagged and ENI 2203091. Built at the shipyard of Bijlsma&Zn., Wartena, Netherlands as the Spes in 1937.Sunk during the Secon World War, salvaged and in 1952 as the Johnny decommissioned. Renamed Dora in 1966. Dimensions 14,00 x 3,33 x 1,43 metres and 5 tons tonnage. The original 70hp Brons engine is later replaced by 1-155 hp Scania Vabis engine.

Dutch inland tug (ex-Gré 1940-1944, Seegarten 1944-1945, Gré 1945-1953, Charles 1953-1975) Quo Vadis 1975-

25 June 2009

ENI 21.02867. Built at the shipyard De Jong&Smit, Ijsselmonde, Netherlands as the Gre for account of W. Gouedsbloem, Rotterdam, Netherlands in 1940. Renamed Seegarten serving at the Marinearsenal, Kiel, Germany on 1 April 1944, renamed Gré in 1945, Charles on 11 February 1953 and since 30 June 1975 called Qua Vadis. Dimensions 20,94 x 5,03 x 2,19 x 2 metres. The 240hp 4 ED Brons engine is later replaced by 1-400hp 6GB Brons engine.

Dutch inland tug (ex-Ampetco 1904-1926, Pieter 1926, Wewa 1926-1954, Jothe 1954-1959, Alwi 1959-1977, Seeland 1977-2008, Tjoba 2006-2012) Citus (1904) 2012-

As the Tjoba on 28 June 2009

Netherlands-flagged, ENI. 2319673. Built at the shipyard of Wilton Machinefabriek&Scheepswerf, Rotterdam, Netherlands with yard number 160 as the Ampetco for account of the Amerikaanse Petroleum Maatschappij, Rotterdam in 1904. Dimensions 19,24 x 4,22 x 190cm. The original Wilton 125 hp steam engine is later replaced by a 240 hp MAN G3VU42 engine. Ex-Ampetco 1904-1926, Pieter 1926, Wewa 1926-1954, Jothe 1954-1959, Alwi 1959-1977, Seeland 1977-2008 and Tjoba 2006-2012. Continuously Dutch owners except for 1977-1990 by J.D. Bauer, Port de Bevaix-Neuchâtel, Switzerland.

Thursday, 26 February 2015

Italian suction dredgers Eridano and Tevere underway from Netherlands towards Italy according to the Dutch newspaper Nieuwe Schiedamsche Courant dated 28 September 1909

An item reported the departure from the shipyard Gusto (firm A.F. Smulders), Schiedam, Netherlands (firm A.F. Smulders), Schiedam, Netherlands a day earlier of the seagoing twin screw suction dredgers Eridano and Tevere towards Venice respectively Civita Vecchia built for account of the Italian government.(1)

Note
1. The yard numbers 365 (Tevere) and 366 (Eridano) built for account of the Italian Department of Pubic Works.

Italian dredger Tirreno arrived at Livorno, Italy coming from the Netherlands according to the Dutch newspaper Nieuwe Schiedamsche Courant dated 30 March 1910

An item referred to a telegram received a day earlier reporting the safe arrival of the Italian government seagoing dredger Tirreno at Livorno, Italy. She made the voyage from the shipyard Gusto (firm A.F. Smulders), Schiedam, Netherlands to her destination using her won engines.(1)

Note
1. Yard number 370. Built for Italian Department of Public Works.

Italian dredger Tirreno launched at Schiedam, Netherlands according to the Dutch newspaper Nieuwe Schiedamsche Courant dated 23 October 1909




An item reported that a day earlier at the shipyard Gusto (firm A.F. Smulders), Schiedam, Netherlands the steel made hull of the seagoing bucket dredger Tirreno built for account of the Italian government was launched. Dimensions 51,50 x 10,30 x 3,00 (hold) metres. Fitted out with 2x250ihp compound engines each driving one of the two screws when she was moving. For using the bucket ladder was just one engine necessary. Further more were 6 auxiliary engines available for lifting the bucket ladder, anchors, chains and so on. There were 2 boilers with a heating surface of 80 square metres and 8 atmosphere pressure. Theoretical dredging capacity around 500 cubic meters/hour and working depth 15 metres. Built to be used in the harbour of Spezia, Italy.(1)

Note
1. Yard number 370. Built for Italian Department of Public Works.

Italian tug Leonardo da Vince underway from Netherlands towards Italy according to the Dutch newspaper Schiedamsche Courant dated 18 September 1910

An item reported the departure from the shipyard Gusto (firm A.F. Smulders), Schiedam, Netherlands that day of the steamship Leonardo da Vincsi captain J. Kunst towards Venice to be used at the water management over there.(1)

Note
1. Yard number 393, a 100 hip double screw steam tug. The Nieuwe Schiedamsche Courant dated 17th reported a departure in the morning of the 17th.

Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Argentinean dredger Don Ricardo underway from Netherlands towards Argentina according to the Dutch newspaper Nieuwe Schiedamsche Courant dated 25 May 1908

An item reported the departure on last Saturday from the shipyard Gusto (firm A.F. Smulders), Schiedam, Netherlands of the suction- and press dredger Don Ricardo towards Buenos Aires, Argentina towed by the Dutch tug Poolzee of L. Smit&Co.’s Internationale Sleepdienst. . She was built for South American account. Dimensions 35 x 6,5 x 3 (hold) metres. Fitted out with 1-320 ihp main compound engine for the sand suction pump and an auxiliary 100 ihp compound engine for the centrifugal water pump. Further more three steam winches for all necessary tasks like lifting anchors and  pipes. Two boilers each with a heating surface of 90 square metres and 8 atmosphere pressure. Capacity of 500 cubic metres/hour and a suction depth of 12 metres below the waterline able to press the mud away over a distance of 500 metres and a height of 5 metres.

Note
1. Yard number 331, built in 1908 for account of Pacific Railways.

Argentinean government tug Gobernador Freyre arrived in Argentina according to the Dutch newspaper Schiedamsche Courant dated 16 December 1905

An item reported that the Argentinean government tug Gobernador Freyre built at the shipyard Gusto, (firm A.F. Smulders), Schiedam, Netherlands arrived at Santa Fé, Argentina. Everything was well on board. She sailed under captain C. Spaanderman towards her destination. (1)


Note
1. Yard number 303. Horsepower 250 hp.

Philippinean landing ship (ex-USS LST 865 1944-1948) Albay (LT 39)1947-1977/1979

Laid down at the shipyard Jefferson Boat and Machine Co., Jeffersonville, Indiana, USA on 19 October 1944, launched on 22 November, commissioned on 16 December, decommissioned on 30 December 1948, handed over by the Philippines and renamed Albay. Stricken from the US Navy list on 22 January 1948. A 542-class LST=Tank Landing Ship. Displacement 6.20 (standard)-2.366 (beaching)-4.080 (full load) tons, cargo capacity 2.100 tons and as dimensions 103,6 (waterline)-107,5 (over all) x 19 x 7 x 4,9 metres or 316’-328’ x 50’ x 14’. Maximum speed in 12 knots. An armament of 7/8-4cm anti aircraft guns (1x2 or 2x2 and 4/5x1) to which 2cm anti aircraft guns were added in Philippean service and2x2-4cm guns, 4x1-4cm guns and 12x1-2cm guns in American service. Crew numbered 60-110 men in Philippean service and 163 in American service.

Philippinean landing ship (ex-USS LST 875 1944-1946) Misamis Oriental (LT 40) 1948-1977/1979

Laid down at the shipyard of the Missouri Valley Bridge&Iron Company, Evansville, Indiana on 18 October 1944, launched on 29 November, commissioned on 22 December, decommissioned on 22 April 1946, stricken from the US Navy list on 19 July, handed over by the Philippines on 2 July 1948, renamed Misamis Oriental. A 542-class LST=Tank Landing Ship. Displacement 1.620 (standard)-2.366 (beaching)-4.080 (full load) tons, cargo capacity 2.100 tons and as dimensions 103,6 (waterline)-107,5 (over all) x 19 x 7 x 4,9 metres or 316’-328’ x 50’ x 14’. Maximum speed in 12 knots. An armament of 7/8-4cm anti aircraft guns (1x2 or 2x2 and 4/5x1) to which 2cm anti aircraft guns were added in Philippean service and2x2-4cm guns, 4x1-4cm guns and 12x1-2cm guns in American service. Crew numbered 60-110 men in Philippean service and 163 in American service.

Philippinean landing ship (ex-USS LST 843 1944-1948) Bulacan (LT 38) 1947-1977/1979

Laid down at the shipyard of American bridge Company, Ambridge, Pennsylvania on 13 October 1944, launched on 29 November, commissioned on 23 December. Decommissioned on 18 December 1947, handed over by the Philippines and renamed Bulacan, stricken from the UDS navy list on 22 January 1948. A 542-class LST=Tank Landing Ship. Displacement 1.620 (standard)-2.366 (beaching)-4.080 (full load) tons, cargo capacity 2.100 tons and as dimensions 103,6 (waterline)-107,5 (over all) x 19 x 7 x 4,9 metres or 316’-328’ x 50’ x 14’. Maximum speed in 12 knots. An armament of 7/8-4cm anti aircraft guns (1x2 or 2x2 and 4/5x1) to which 2cm anti aircraft guns were added in Philippean service and2x2-4cm guns, 4x1-4cm guns and 12x1-2cm guns in American service. Crew numbered 60-110 men in Philippean service and 163 in American service.

Luxembourg inland pusher tug (ex-Gavia 1967-1990, Mary 1990-1999 and Brandaris 1999-2007) Milla 2007-



Waal off Tiel, Netherlands 4 June 2009

Lyxembourg-flagged, homeport Grevenmacher, ENI 6003493 and EU 2104159.
Built at the shipyard Verolme, Heusden with yard number 783/1 as Gavia for account of Bos&Kalis BV. Sliedrecht, Netherlands in 1967. Tonnage 84 tons and as dimensions 19,02 x 10,27 x 1,80 metres. Original fitted out with 2x350hp MAN, later replaced by 2x620 hp Deutz engines. Ex-Gavia 1967-1990, Mary 1990-1999 and Brandaris 1999-2007.

German inland tug (ex-Jan 1941-1978, Jannie 1978-1980, Diana 1980-1984, Omnia 1984-1986, Jessica 1986-1987, Frenk Jr, 1987-1989, Cobra 1989-1992, Evodia 1992-2007) Karl Heinz 2011-


Waal off Tiel, Netherlands 4 June 2009 as the Dutch Evodia

Germany-flagged, MMSI 211555020, callsign DG7125 and EU 02307020. Ex-Jan 1941-1978, Jannie 1978-1980, Diana 1980-1984, Omnia 1984-1986, Jessica 1986-1987, Frenk Jr, 1987-1989, Cobra 1989-1992, Evodia 1992-2007 (homeport Urk). All Dutch owners until 2011 when she was renamed Karl Heinz owned by Schleppkontor Meyrose GmbH, Hamburg, Germany. Dimensions22,92 (original)-23,38 (nowadays) x 5,36 (original)-5,45 (nowadays) x 2,25 (original)-2,20 (nowadays) metres. Original fitted out with 1-360 hp engine, later replaced by 1-720 hp Deutz TBD616V12 engine.

Dutch inland pusher tug (Ex-D 413 1936-1967, Ijsselmeer 1967-1991, Kim 1991-?, Maroma ?-?, Nooit Volmaakt 2002-2003, Matria-B 2003-2008) Danique-F 2008-

Waal off Tiel, Netherlands 24 July 2009

Belgium-flagged, homeport Hasselt, EU 065.03864, MMSI 244567890 and callsign OT2287. Dimensions 24,13 x 6,22 x 2,37 tons metres and 16 tons tonnage. Built at the Medricher Schiffswerft, Duisburg, Germany as the D 413 for account of the Bundesschleppbetrieb, Duisburg, Germany in 1936. Ex-D 413 1936-1967, Ijsselmeer 1967-1991, Kim 1991-?, Maroma ?-?, Nooit Volmaakt 2002-2003 and Matria-B 2003-2008.

Dutch inland pusher tug (ex-Woutrina 1928-1937, Gerard 1937-1939, Lerna 1939-1955, Elan 1955-1969, Clara 1969-1973, Leja II 1973-1998) Vrouw Valk 1998-

Waal off Tiel, Netherlands 27 May 2008

Netherlands-flagged, EU 2000971, MMSI 244670338 and callsign PF7702. Tonnage 20 tons and as dimensions 23,32 x 5,13 x 243metres. The original 180 hp steam engine is later replaced by a 1.494 hp Stork Wärtsilä engine. Built as the Woutrina at the shipyard Gebr. Kooiman, Zwijndrecht, Netherlands for account of De Vrouwe Woutrina NV, Amsterdam in 1928.  Renamed Gerard 1937-1939, Lerna 1939-1955, Elan 1955-1969, Clara 1969-1973 and Leja II 1973-1998.

Tuesday, 24 February 2015

South Korean landing ship (ex-American USS LST 1080 1945-1955, Pender County 1955-1958) Hwa San (LST 816, later 689) 1958->2000

Laid down at the Bethlehem-Hingham Shipyard Incorporation, Hingham, USA on 5 April 1945, launched on 2 May, commissioned on 29 May, decommissioned and laid up on 29 August 1946, commissioned on 3 October 1950, renamed Pender County on 1 July 1955, decommissioned on 2 January 1958, handed over by the USA to South Korea in October 1958 and stricken from the USN list on 6 February 1959. A LST=Tank Landing Ship. Displacement 1.625 (light)-2.366 beaching)-4.080 (full load) tons, cargo capacity 2.100 tons and as dimensions 103.6 (waterline)-107.5(over all) x 16.4 x 4.6 metres or 316-318 x 50 x 14. Crew in South Korean service around 80-110 men, in US navy service 117. Able to transport 163 soldiers. The armament in South Korean service consisted of 8/10-4cm anti aircraft guns, in US Navy Second World War service 2x2-4cm guns, 4x1-4cm guns and 12x1-2cm guns. The diesels supplied 1.700 bhp allowing with the two shafts a speed of 11,6 knots.

South Korean landing ship (ex-American USS LST 900 1944-1955, Lynn County1955-1958) Buk Han (LST 815, later 678) 1958->2003

Laid down at the shipyard of the Dravo Corporation, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, USA on 1 October 1944, launched on 9 December, commissioned on 6 January 1945, decommissioned on 15 May, renamed Lynn County on 1 July 1955, handed via leasing over by the USA to South Korea on 2 December 1958, stricken from the USN lust on 8 February 1959 and sold to South Korea on 15 November 1974. A LST=Tank Landing Ship. Displacement 1.625 (light)-2.366 beaching)-4.080 (full load) tons, cargo capacity 2.100 tons and as dimensions 103.6 (waterline)-107.5(over all) x 16.4 x 4.6 metres or 316-318 x 50 x 14. Crew in South Korean service around 80-110 men, in US navy service 117. Able to transport 163 soldiers. The armament in South Korean service consisted of 8/10-4cm anti aircraft guns, in US Navy Second World War service 2x2-4cm guns, 4x1-4cm guns and 12x1-2cm guns. The diesels supplied 1.700 bhp allowing with the two shafts a speed of 11,6 knots.

South Korean landing ship (ex-American LST 853 1944-1955, USS Kane County 1955-1958) Su Yong (LST 813, later 853) 1958-2005

Laid down at the shipyard of Chicago Bridge&Iron Company, Seneca, Illinois, USA on 30 August 1944, launched on 17 November, commissioned on 11 December, decommissioned and laid up on 24 July 1946, renamed Kane County on 1 July 1955, handed over by the USA to South Korea on 22 December 1958 and decommissioned on 29 December 2005. A LST=Tank Landing Ship. Displacement 1.625 (light)-2.366 beaching)-4.080 (full load) tons, cargo capacity 2.100 tons and as dimensions 103.6 (waterline)-107.5(over all) x 16.4 x 4.6 metres or 316-318 x 50 x 14. Crew in South Korean service around 80-110 men, in US navy service 117. Able to transport 163 soldiers. The armament in South Korean service consisted of 8/10-4cm anti aircraft guns, in US Navy Second World War service 2x2-4cm guns, 4x1-4cm guns and 12x1-2cm guns. The diesels supplied 1.700 bhp allowing with the two shafts a speed of 11,6 knots.

South Korean landing ship (ex-American , LST 849 1944-1955, USS Johnson County 1955-1959) Wi Pong or Wee Bong (LST 812, later 676) 1959-museumship

Laid down at the shipyard of American Bridge Company, Ambridge, Pennsylvania, USA on 10 November 1944, launched on 30 December 1944, commissioned on 16 January 1945, betweeen 9-25 September serving in the Far East, decommissioned on 13 June 1946, renamed Johnson County on 1 July 1955, handed over by the USA to South Korea in January 1959, still existing as a museum ship at Gunsan. A LST=Tank Landing Ship. Displacement 1.625 (light)-2.366 beaching)-4.080 (full load) tons, cargo capacity 2.100 tons and as dimensions 103.6 (waterline)-107.5(over all) x 16.4 x 4.6 metres or 316-318 x 50 x 14. Crew in South Korean service around 80-110 men, in US navy service 117. Able to transport 163 soldiers. The armament in South Korean service consisted of 8/10-4cm anti aircraft guns, in US Navy Second World War service 2x2-4cm guns, 4x1-4cm guns and 12x1-2cm guns. The diesels supplied 1.700 bhp allowing with the two shafts a speed of 11,6 knots.

Dutch coal transport Harpen launched at Schiedam, Netherlands according to the Dutch newspaper Nieuwe Schiedamsche Courant dated 3 August 1909

An item reported the launching a  day earlier at the shipyard Gusto (firm A.F. Smulders), Schiedam, Netherlands of a coal transport with a cargo capacity of 1.000 tons for account of the Steenkolen handelsvereeniging (S.H.V.), Rotterdam, Netherlands. She was able to unloaded her cargo into the coal bunkers of seagoing ships with a speed of 250 tons/hour automatically weighing.  Fitted out with an electrically/steam driven loading bridge with bucket gripper. Dimensions 45 x 11,500 x 7,10 (hold) metres. Fitted out with 2-250 ihp surface condensation engines. Both engines could separately drive the bunker equipment. One boiler with a heating surface of 150 square metres and 9 atmosphere and further more the steam winches for necessary tasks like lifting the anchors. She was the fourth vessel built by the shipyard for the S.H.V. of this kind and was to be baptized Harpen by Mrs. Van Beutener-Fenter van Vlissingen.(1)

Note
1. yard number 367.

Italian dredger Tevere launched at Schiedam, Netherlands according to the Dutch newspaper Nieuwe Schiedamsche Courant dated 4 July 1909

An item reported the launching at the shipyard Gusto (firm A.F. Smulders), Schiedam, Netherlands a day earlier [Friday] of the steel hull of a seagoing suction dredger Tevere with press pump and 2 screws built for account of the Italian government. Dimensions 30 x 6 x 2,20 (depth) metres. One 150 ihp compound engine of the naval type with surface condensation for the sand pump and screws, a steam winch on the bow for the anchor and suction pipe and on a aft ships a second steam winch. One boiler with a heating surface of 60 square metres and 8 atmosphere. Suction capacity 400 cubic metres/hour from a working depth of 7 metres and able to press the mud away via a floating pipe with a length of 100 metres. Speed around 6 knots (1)

Note
1. Yard number 371 for the Italian Department of Public Works.

Italian dredger Arno launched at Schiedam, Netherlands according to the Dutch newspaper Nieuwe Schiedamsche Courant dated 1 July 1909

An item reported the launching at the shipyard Gusto (firm A.F. Smulders), Schiedam, Netherlands two days earlier [29th June] of the steel hull of a seagoing suction dredger Arno with press pump and 2 screws built for account of the Italian government. Dimensions 30 x 6 x 2,20 (depth) metres. One 150 ihp compound engine of the naval type with surface condensation for the sand pump and screws, a steam winch on the bow for the anchor and suction pipe and on a aft ships a second steam winch. One boiler with a heating surface of 60 square metres and 8 atmosphere. Suction capacity 400 cubic metres/hour from a working depth of 7 metres and able to press the mud away via a floating pipe with a length of 100 metres. Speed around 6 knots (1)

Note
1. Yard number 365 for the Italian Department of Public Works.

Dutch inland pusher tug (ex-Maipo 1969-1993, Mai 1993-1994, Lisan 1994-2000 and Mikida 2000-2009) Zebulon 2009-

Leaving the locks at Terneuzen towards the Schelde 17 August 2009


Inner harbour of Amsterdam, Netherlands 6 June 2009 as the Mikida

Netherlands-flagged, homeport Urk, EU 2312682 and ENI 02321466. Built at the shipyard Chantier naval de Rpelmonde (CNR), Rupelmonde, Belgium as the Maipo for account of Chemgas BV, Rotterdam, Netherlands in 1968. Tonnage 29 tons and as dimensions 15,00 x 8,20 x 1,63 metres. The original 2x290 hp Stork Ricardo engines are replaced bu 2x580 hp Caterpillar. Ex-Maipo 1969-1993, Mai 1993-1994, Lisan 1994-2000 and Mikida 2000-2009.

German pusher tug Herkules XII (1969) 2003-


Inner harbour Vlissingen, Netherlands 17 August 2009

Germany-flagged, EU 4003960, MMSI 211476070 and callsign DC3450. Built at the Rheinwerft Waslum, Walsum, Germany for account of Imperial Franz Haniel/Franz Haniel GmbH, Duisburg Ruhrort. Germany as the Franz Haniel in 1969. With a tonnage of 156 tons and as dimensions 32,00 x 11,40 x 1,85 metres. The original 2x1.250hp Man are replaced by 2x1.836hp Caterpillar 3512C. Renamed 2003 Herkules XII.

Dutch inland pusher tug (Petronella 1946-1951, Zeepaard 1951-1965) Liberté 1965-


Schelde off Terneuzen, Netherlands 17-8-2009

Netherlands-flagged, MMSI 244690320, callsign PE3581, EU 2310075 and ENI 02310075. Built at the shipyard of Gebr. Boot, Alphen a/d Rijn, Netherlands as the Liberté for account of ? In 1946. Renamed 1951 Zeepaard and renamed 1965 Liberté. Dimensions 18,89 (original)-18,94 (nowadays) x 4,83 x 2,20 original)-2,42 (nowadays) metres.

Dutch tug (ex-1907-?, Anna Sophia ?-1920, Henri XXIV 1920-1922, Luctor 61 1922-1925, Luctor 1925-1960, Gruno 1960-1967, Triton 1967-1971, Cor 1971-1989) Anna Sophia 1989-

Amsterdam, Netherlands 26 April 2011

EU 2201100. Built aty the shipyard of J.Th. Wilmink&Co., Groningen, Netherlands for account of Fater Smid, Groningen in 1907. Renamed 1920 Henri XXIV, renamed 1922 Luctor 61, renamed 1925 Luctor, renamed 1960 Gruno, renamed 1967 Triton, renamed 1971 Cor and since 1989 again Anna Sophia. Dimensions 18,59 x 4,62 x 2,25 metres. The original 140 hp Dam&Gorter engine was later replaced by a 210 hp Herkules.