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Old 21st November 2008, 16:31
mickyc123 mickyc123 is offline  
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has anybody infomation on this tug, i know she was p.a.s portsmouth dockyard based, and been told she took part in the suez crisus 1957 mick
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Old 22nd November 2008, 10:59
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Hi Mick,
She was at Portland for a time, not sure of a date but maybe during the early 60's ish. I have a pic of Her but can't upload it. if You want it I can Email it.
REGARDS.TONY. (OLD STRAWBS.)(DISCHARGE BOOK No R691311) CAREER (1956-1958) T S ARETHUSA(215, QDST, 21 MESS)/ (1958-1963)/ RFA/ (1964-1965) AUWE / (1965/1973) SHORESIDE/ (1973-1995)PAS/RMAS (PORTLAND NAVAL BASE)/ (1996-2002) RFA/ (2002-2005) HMP WEARE.
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Old 22nd November 2008, 13:07
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ANTIC W141 A141
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Built 1943 by Cochrane and sons, Selby. L156' B35'. D16.6'. 630grt. Speed 13 knots 1350ihp 3cylTE BP13.5tons single screw.

1943-1945 on loan Royal Netherlands Navy. 26-1-1948 Tender to HMS Excellent [RN crew]. 1956 Xferred to CD Portsmouth. 1959 Xferred to Portland and later Rosyth. 14-11-1969 left Rosyth in tow of Ironsider to Hughes Bolckow, Blyth for demolition.
Believed originally named ANT.
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Old 22nd November 2008, 15:14
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thanks for the offer tony i have a photo, it is the story of her time in the suez i was interested in, i was told she was fired at and had the scars on her stucture Mick
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Old 22nd November 2008, 22:33
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there is a picture of antic in the tug gallery under h m t antic alex would you like a copy i can email onei cant find the picture so it looks like i didn't upload it will do that next alex

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Old 23rd November 2008, 00:11
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hi alex good photo you put in gallery i have one in navy colour, iwas told a lot of stories about her during my time with p.a.s cheers Mick
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