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  1. Maritime Family History Research
    My Great, Great Grandfather, Ernest George Webber was listed in various census's as an engineer on a tug based in Falmouth, his son Cyril Cornelina Webber, was listed as a deck hand on the tug 'Lizard' - I am trying to find out more history of my relatives who served on the tugs, and more of the...
  2. Falcon

    IMO number 5402291 Vessel Name FALCON Ship type Tug Flag Togo
  3. Tugs
    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 free of charge but...
  4. Dexterous

    HMS DEXTEROUS not an actual event, but I’m sure typical of many. W/C 15” X 10”

    Current name: PLANKTON IMO: 6914526 Callsign: 9AA4497 MMSI: Vessel type: TUG Build year: 1943 Repairing port Merag, Cres, Croatia

    Berthed at Palma de Mallorca Port on 12/06/2007. IMO 7312402 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...
  7. Fire damaged Tug

    Fire damaged tug at Bonaire. seen 19 feb 2018 any knowledge?
  8. Pieter Boele

    Dutch Tug Boat

    After sinking in November 2014 "randomly" 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...
  10. M.T. John King-(IMO: 5173905; O.No: 163865)-(Sea King Steam Tug)

    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...
  11. Motor Tug Tonny II (E.H. de Ridder-Ostermann, Amsterdam)

    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...
  12. Kent

    Kent on the Medway near Gillingham Marina 28/05/2016

    Built. 1964-131grt. Out Tees with tow.Irish owned and managed.

    Built 2005- 374grt. ex Castle Point 05. Outward Tees.

    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.
  16. Steam Tug Prizeman (United Towing Company Ltd) at Hull 1963

    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...

    Model of the former salvage tug SMIT HUNTER which is owned by colleague Dirk.
  18. BUGSIER 8

    BUGSIER 8/ owned by my colleague Dirk.
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