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Berthed at Palma de Mallorca Port on 12/06/2007.
Call Sign : EGEP
Gross tonnage : 224, DWT : 133
Year of build : 1974
Flag : Spain
Dimensions : 32,21 x 8,62 x 3,80 m
Bollard pull : 35.00t
Main engine : MWM TBD501-6 _ Bhp.: 2.250, Kw.: 1.655, Service speed : 12 Kn
Shipbuilder : Enr
After sinking in November 2014 &quot;randomly&quot; whiles still attached to the buoy, she salvaged and re-floated in March 2015 with plans to sink her in deep waters.Not sure what came of those plans, but she currently sits in Banans Bay a beaten up shadow of her former self.
Built in 1964
Motor Tug John King, launched, (by Mrs. J. King, wife of James King, Joint Managing Director of C. J. King and Sons Limited), Monday, 21/10/1935, to yard number 238, by Charles Hill and Sons Limited, Albion Yard, Bristol and completed and delivered, February 1936, to Alarm Steam Tug Company Limited,
With kind assistance from Jan Stolp, (thanks again), it has been possible to put together the following story about this vessel.
Motor Tug Tonny II, (ENI Number: 2001934), constructed and launched, 1944, by Firma S. Seijmonsbergen Scheepswerf en Motorenfabriek "Concordia", Amsterdam, Neth
Along side at Victoria Dock in Melbourne in 1987.Towed to Geelong and broken up in 2006.Engines and boilers were saved and are on display at the National Steam Centre in Melbourne. Was and still is my favourite vessel and first vessel I ever photographed.
Steam Tug Prizeman, ordered, Monday, 16/03/1925, launched Tuesday, 07/07/1925, by Cochrane and Sons Limited, Selby, to yard number 981, and completed and delivered Thursday, 05/11/1925, to United Towing Company Limited, Hull; Gross Registered Tonnage: 226; Net Registered Tonnage: 76; 30.48 x 7.65 x