A new (free) magazine was just published. TugeZIne deals with current developments as well as historic matter on tugs. towage, salvage and related matter. Content is about 50/50
current/historic. TugeZine and the accompanying TugeNewsletter are published (via www.tugezine.com) free of charge but...
I noted a 1908 report about SS Veronese having been refloated in an incident using pioneering pnuematic cutting equipment to patch her and get her back to Liverpool - see attachment from Yorkshire Telegraph and STar Jan 29 1908. I know that she was wrecked in 1913, and not the first from...
Model built by Andrew Kelday, Orkney. Now in the possession of his nephew, who gave me permission to photograph it for SN (through glass unfortunately - hence reflections/distortions).
The tug had been employed in the salvage of vessels of the German High Seas Fleet scuttled in Scapa Flow after the
The cruiser Gladiator, supported by salvage tugs, is shown after her arrival in Portsmouth Dockyard. She was rammed and sunk by the American liner St. Paul in the Solent on April 25, 1908. For five months the cruiser lay on her side before salvage experts succeded in righting and refloating her.