This photograph shows the Cyril, hard aground, half a mile of the beach of the Club Med in Pointe Pitre Bay, Guadeloupe. We were stuck fast for three weeks regardless of the efforts of the local tug, the Barracuda and the salvage tug Smit Pioneer. Finally with help from Noordze
Berthed at Xità quay, Valencia port on 09/07/2006.
Call Sign : TCGS
MMSI : 271000413
Gross tonnage : 23.602, DWT : 40.835
Year of build : 1985
Flag : Turkey
Dimensions : 188,50 x 29,71 x 10,99 m
Gear Summary : 4 x Crane at 25.00t SWL
Service speed : 13,70 Kn
Shipbuilder : Kurushima
Lowestoft Trawler Tobago aground on North Extension of Lowestoft Harbour. This set of photos, are the earliest ones I have, taken by me when14. (sorry about the quality)
At this time the North extension was an adventure playground for Lowestoft youngsters. It had railway tracks, sometimes with truck
Coaster MV Insistance aground at South Shields after engine failure on the 15/09/93 owned by Crescent Shipping. London was bound for Rotterdam in ballast built 1975/475grt .crew rescued by RAF helicopter vessel refloated 17/09/1993.
Bought at Antique shop, Devonport(NZ). A J.Salmon series postcard, printed between 1927-29, as she did not become Almeda Star until 1929.
Built: 1927 Cammell, Laird and Co, Birkenhead
Owners: Blue Star Line
1927: Inaugurated BSL's London-S.America passenger serv