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Search: Posts Made By: 3rdEng
Forum: Tugs 11th September 2018, 15:50
Replies: 46
Views: 9,235
Posted By 3rdEng
Old Steam Tug Plans

Yes, occasionally. But I pick up threads via shipsnostalgia notifications.
Just send me a private message and I'll reply.
Which tugs are you interested in? I can try sending pdfs by e-mail if you...
Forum: Tugs 10th September 2018, 15:15
Replies: 46
Views: 9,235
Posted By 3rdEng
Hi. I have all the tugs drawings from builders...

Hi. I have all the tugs drawings from builders plans on pdf. Also I have all the accurate tech info which has taken years to collect and has been checked against Builders data and SAR&H SMEs records....
Forum: Tugs 21st May 2018, 13:05
Replies: 46
Views: 9,235
Posted By 3rdEng
Three South African steam tugs are mentioned in a...

Three South African steam tugs are mentioned in a new book by Ian Dear, 'The Tattie Lads'. It's the first book ever on the Royal Navy's Rescue Tug Service - there was even no mention of the rescue...
Forum: Tugs 21st May 2018, 13:04
Replies: 46
Views: 9,235
Posted By 3rdEng
Three South African steam tugs are mentioned in a...

Three South African steam tugs are mentioned in a new book by Ian Dear, 'The Tattie Lads'. It's the first book ever on the Royal Navy's Rescue Tug Service - there was even no mention of the rescue...
Forum: Tugs 20th May 2018, 11:43
Replies: 46
Views: 9,235
Posted By 3rdEng
Dear Frederick, The T. H. Watermeyer was a...

Dear Frederick,
The T. H. Watermeyer was a wonderful tug. I knew the PE and Durban tugs better and spent many school holidays on them because of various members of my family being on the tugs.
As...
Forum: Tugs 21st August 2014, 14:26
Replies: 46
Views: 9,235
Posted By 3rdEng
R. B. Waterston

Dear John,
I must admit that the Waterston has always been a huge puzzle to me as an engineer. It was a pity that she was the 'odd-ball', the only sort-of dud, because she was quite good looking in...
Forum: Tugs 21st August 2014, 07:25
Replies: 46
Views: 9,235
Posted By 3rdEng
A combination of SAR&H and Ferguson Brothers...

A combination of SAR&H and Ferguson Brothers originally. The Nautical Advisor of the time (R. A. Leigh ?) and SME James Cochrane worked with Ferguson Brothers to design the Ludwig Wiener. It was...
Forum: Tugs 21st August 2014, 07:13
Replies: 46
Views: 9,235
Posted By 3rdEng
Hi John, thanks. That makes a lot of sense. As...

Hi John, thanks. That makes a lot of sense. As a kid in PE I remember they always seemed to be as down to their marks as they could be. Cape Town seemed the same. A great help in all the wind? ...
Forum: Tugs 18th August 2014, 14:09
Replies: 46
Views: 9,235
Posted By 3rdEng
Thanks, John. Tell me, did you find any...

Thanks, John. Tell me, did you find any differences between the sisters (apart from us down below?) I have heard some say they preferred the JXM to the THW but I knew a THW man who would have...
Forum: Tugs 17th August 2014, 21:08
Replies: 13
Views: 6,486
Posted By 3rdEng
Liverpool Cock tugs

There was a series of very smart tugs built for Liverpool Steam Towage in the 1930s or so, vessels like the Grebe Cock, etc., by Cammell Laird. Would anyone know where drawings of one of those...
Forum: Tugs 17th August 2014, 21:03
Replies: 11
Views: 4,904
Posted By 3rdEng
Bollard Pull

Hi Roy,
I've got a complete set of all the SA Steam Tugs details, carefully taken off the original drawings and trial diagrams when I could get hold of them and then checked against an SAR&H list I...
Forum: Tugs 17th August 2014, 20:19
Replies: 46
Views: 9,235
Posted By 3rdEng
SAR&H Tug Drawings

Hi. The Ludwig Wiener, J. W. Sauer & Sir David Hunter can be obtained from Glasgow University Archives. I have all the rest of the big tugs from SAR&H drawings and can make copies. The only ones I...
Forum: Model Ships 9th May 2014, 11:26
Replies: 0
Views: 1,468
Posted By 3rdEng
Steam Tug Joffre - Help!

There's a set of General Arrangement drawings for the Joffre (Lawson Batey on the Tyne) in P. N. Thomas's British Steam Tugs but problem is there's no waterline drawings to work out her hull shape. ...
Forum: Tugs 5th May 2014, 13:44
Replies: 46
Views: 9,235
Posted By 3rdEng
Hi, To anyone interested in building these...

Hi,
To anyone interested in building these steam tugs, I have almost all the builders' drawings of each one of them. And don't believe all the details you read about them, especially in David...
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