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Old 27th August 2016, 11:40
mikekhh mikekhh is offline  
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Tagus pre City of Lisbon

Crew Lists – Tagus pre City of Lisbon
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Brief History
Launched 07 January 1970
Completed March 1970
Builders Astilleros del Cadagua, Bilbao
Engined NV Werkspoor, Amsterdam
Engine Details Single acting 4 stroke 6 cylinder single reduction geared engine to controllable pitch propeller
TEU 124
Sisters Minho (City of Milan (II)), Tamega (City of Genoa (II)), Tormes (City of Oporto (I)), Tua (City of Florence (IV)), Tiber (City of Naples (II)), Tronto (City of La Spezia (I)), Mondego (City of Venice (IV))

She was one of the Hustler class of 17 of which 15 were built in the Netherlands and 2 in Spain, owned by Sea Containers Inc., New York; proprietor JB Sherwood and placed on demise charter with Ellerman & Papayanni, General Steam Nav. Co., and Currie
When full containerisation came to Ellerman’s Iberian Peninsula and Mediterranean services in 1970, eight “Hustler” class container ships were chartered from Sea Containers Ltd. At first they were given names of rivers
1978 the delivery of the five ships of the larger and faster C/o Plymouth class released the eight Hustler class which all came off charter contract; they were released back to Sea Containers Inc. As each charter contract ended, although the Owners took back the unexpired portions of some
First Master was RE Whittle
1972 she was the first ship to berth at Seaforth container terminal and use the facilities
1974 renamed City of Lisbon. When Ellerman Container Line obtained the contract to carry the parcel mail from UK to Lisbon she became the first to fly the Royal Mail pennant
1978 the delivery of the five ships of the larger and faster C/o Plymouth class released the eight Hustler class which all came off charter contract; they were released back to Sea Containers Inc. as each charter contract ended, although the Owners took back the unexpired portions of some
1979 handed back to Sea Containers
Renamed Cape Hustler, transferred to Bermudan flag, and employed on the South African coast.
9th April 1983 sustained engine damage on voyage from Durban to Cape Town. Arrived in Port Elizabeth the same day and was offered for sail "as is"
1985 sold to Bona Mercantile Co. Ltd. SA, Honduras
Renamed Cape
1989 renamed Despo
22 November 1989 foundered and lost off Zykanthos with the loss of one of her seven Crew

European Officers and POs On Board: 01 June 1970
Master: I. Jamieson
Chief Officer: GK Smith
2nd Officer: J. Kearon
Ch. Engineer: K. Ritchie
2nd Engineer: T. Molyneux
3rd Engineer: R. Knowles
BosunCook Steward: R. Smith
Cook / Steward: P. Henderson

European Officers and POs On Board: 01 September 1970
Master: SM Threlkeld
Chief Officer: NH Corkhill
2nd Officer: JC Greenbank
Ch. Engineer: WA McGrath
2nd Engineer: P. Halewood
3rd Engineer: K. Cumiskey
Bosun: R. Smith
Cook / Steward: L. Crane

European Officers and POs On Board: 01 March 1971
Master: J. Hodson
Chief Officer: LJ Coggins
2nd Officer: R. Taylor
Ch. Engineer: B. Horner
2nd Engineer: G. Harding
3rd Engineer: MP McKenna
Bosun: R. Smith
Cook / Steward: J. Whittaker

European Officers and POs On Board: 30 December 1971
Master: SE Whipp
Chief Officer: J. Nichols
2nd Officer: J. Greenbank
Ch. Engineer: GW Smith
2nd Engineer: G. Leadbetter
3rd Engineer: J. Walsh
Bosun: B. Lafferty
Cook / Steward: A. Davies

European Officers and POs On Board: 04 April 1972
Master: RE Whittle
Chief Officer: R. Cosgrove
2nd Officer: J. Greenbank
Ch. Engineer: D. Lucy
2nd Engineer: G. Harding
3rd Engineer: W. Turner
Bosun: R. Gray
Cook / Steward: H. Brown

European Officers and POs On Board: 25 April 1973
Master: W. Brownlie
Chief Officer: R. Cosgrove
2nd Officer: RI Young
Ch. Engineer: S. Kettley
2nd Engineer: A. Syed
3rd Engineer: R. Turner
Cook / Steward: L. Crane
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Old 27th September 2017, 11:05
Pam Turner Pam Turner is offline
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On board 4 April 1972 was my Dad, William(Bill) Turner as 3rd engineer.

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Old 27th September 2017, 11:33
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Pam, don't forget to revisit pages you've already posted on as you may have received more replies.
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Old 27th September 2017, 21:33
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Will do. Thank you RayL.
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