Classification Register: Bureau Veritas (BV)
IMO number: 5149112
Nat. Official Number: 5820 Z AMST 1962
Category: Cargo vessel
Propulsion: Motor Vessel
Type: General Cargo
Type Deck: Shelterdeck closed
Material Hull: Steel
WIP. This is HMS Hermes, 1960's. a Sea Vixen has just landed on. Up Hook, up Flaps, Wings folded and is being Taxiied off the Landing area. Unfortunately not fast enough as his tail was over the safety line (Foul Deck) and the Gannet on 'Finals' has been 'Waved off' to go round again.
I have up...
Epirotiki Line's HERMES arriving at Hydra on a sunny afternoon in September, 1982. For years HERMES operated a one-day, three-island cruise from Piraeus, calling at Aegina, Poros and Hydra. For those with only limited time in Athens, it was an easy and inexpensive way to sample the pleasures of...
The Bugsier tug Hermes in Dover Harbour Dec 1976. Since the separation zone in The Channel was instituted, serious accidents have almost ceased meaning the stationed salvage tug is no longer necessary.
German salvage tug Hermes at anchor in Dover
harbour. I wonder if our experts would be able
to identify the Stevie Clark at anchor beyond?
I have looked in the Stevie Clark book but can't
see a vessel of this profile.
Before introduction of the Dover Strait traffic separation zones, salvage tugs were often found in the sheltered waters of Dover Harbour. On this occasion it is the 1956 built Bugsier tug Hermes of 293 gr tons.
Hermes (275grt/89 nrt) was the first diesel-driven tug of the Hamburg Bugsier Reederei und Bergungs Co. Built 1922 by the Norderwerft A.G., Hamburg she was commissioned in 1923. Driven by two 12-cylinder 4-stroke U-Boat oil engines with a power of 1600 H.P., built by AEG Berlin.
In 1940 the...
BAY OF BENGAL (Sept. 7, 2007)
A F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to the Strike Fighter Squadron 102, left, and an F/A-18E Super Hornet from Strike Fighter Squadron 27, foreground, fly in formation with two Indian Navy Sea Harriers, bottom, and two Indian Air Force Jaguars, right, over Indian...