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Makwerhu



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Registered: October 2019
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Taken: 1977
Location: Cape Town Harbour - Sturrock Dry Dock

This is a scan of a 35mm slide that I took when I worked as a marine civil engineer on the Cape Town container berth.
· Date: Sun, 27 October 19 · Views: 197
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Keywords: SA John Ross
Location photo was taken: Cape Town
Date photo was taken: 1977
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meechingman

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Registered: February 2005
Location: Newhaven, England
Posts: 3,024
Sun, 27 October 19 13:40

John Ross and her sister were smart looking tugs. I think I prefer them with the after mast.
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Registered: August 2005
Location: Santa Pola Spain
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Sun, 27 October 19 16:52

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IMO 7385215 , Call Signal ZTUG , Flag South Africa.
Class : Bureau Veritas.
Ship Type : Salvage Tug.
Dim : Loa / Lpp x Beam - 94.65 / 85.54 x 15.21 mtr.
Bollard Pull : 210 tons.
Built in 1976 by John Brown & Hamer Ltd Durban South Africa as " S.A.JOHN ROSS " for South Africa Marine Corporation (Safmarine) Ltd Cape Town South Africa.

Tonnage : grt / nrt / tdw - 2.899 / 875 / 2055,
Main Engine : Mirrlees Blackstone KVMR16 - 2 x 9600 bhp.
Aux.Engine : 2 x 720 kw.
Aux-Engine : 2 x 308 kw.
Emerg.Gen : 1 x kw.

1976 Chartred to SAMSA South African Maritime Safty Authority Cape Town South Africa.
1977 Chartred to Allamanda Ltd Hamilton Bermuda,renamed " JOHN ROSS ".
1983 Sold/Transferred to John Ross Corporation Ltd ( Pentow Marine Pty Ltd Cape Town as manager ) Panama City Panama.
2000 Sold to Pearl Shipping & Navigation (Smit Marine South Africa Cape Town as manager) Panama City Panama.
2003 Sold to Smit Pentow Marine Pty Ltd ( Same manager ) Cape Town South Africa,renamed " SMITH AMANDLA ".
2006 New manager : AMSOL African Maritime Solution Cape Town South Africa.
2009 Sold/Transferred to African Marine Solution Invts ( Smit Amandla Marine Pty Ltd Cape Town as manager) Cape Town South Africa.
2017 Renamed " S.A.AMANDLA ".




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Old Se Dog
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Registered: May 2015
Location: Capetown
Posts: 328
Tue, 29 October 19 06:04

happily she sails on - her counterpart wolraad woltemade has been broken up though
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