In the old Split harbor. That's a Blue Line's Ancona-Split ferry in the background.
Name of the ship ANTARES
IMO number 8428478
Type of ship TUG
Gross tonnage 184 tons
Year of build 1980
Builder GOROKHOVETS SHIPYARD - GOROKHOVETS, RUSSIA
Port of Split, Croatia, than Yugoslavia, early 1960's.
The picture shown motor vessel Marko Marulic, which launched 15 March 1959 at Split by Brodogradiliste Split, as hull no. 150 for Jadranska Slobodna Plovidba, Split. 4608 x 618 x 395; 9050 gt, 5476 nt; 6-cylinder FIAT Diesel, 6500-bhp.
This is said to be two Dalmatian coasting vessels in the harbour of Split. At least the left one looks to have a lug sail on the fore, and a gaff-sail on the main. On is reminded of the Italian Trabacolo, also native to the Adriatic, but with an unmistakable stem with a ''Turkish knot'' decoration o
Yugoslavian steam ship,1947.
Name as built: EIGEN HULP II
Date of completion: 8.17
Flag as built: NLD
Owner as Completed: Wilton's Eng. & Slipway Co, Rotterdam
19 RUURLO - 32 UURAS - 35 RU