Ganges - 1982

Ganges - 1982

Postby Whickham » Thu Jan 05, 2017 10:04 am

GANGES at Ipswich in mixed Alexandra-Howard Smith colours

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GANGES at Gravesend in Howard Smith colours.

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Built as: GANGES
Yard: Dunston, Hessle
Yard No: 932
Year: 1982
Names: 2005 CULMORE
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Fate:
Data courtesy of Miramar
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Re: Ganges - 1982

Postby TEESMAN » Mon Aug 07, 2017 3:27 pm

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Photo Michael Green
GANGES at Felixstowe 05.08.86
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Re: Ganges - 1982

Postby tidesman » Tue Aug 08, 2017 12:21 pm

GANGES fire-fighting tug.
O.N. 399351. 281g. 0n. 33.18 x 9.63 x 4.91 metres.
12-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (270 x 305mm) Ruston 12RK270 vee type by Ruston Diesels Ltd., Newton-le-Willows, geared to a controllable pitch propeller. 2,640bhp. 13½ kts. 42 tons bollard pull. 2006: Fitted with a bow-jet thruster.
17.8.1981: Keel laid by Richard Dunston (Hessle) Ltd., Hessle (Yard No. 932) for Alexandra Towing Company (London) Ltd.
23.2.1982: Launched.
14.5.1982: Completed.
1.1.1996: Owners restyled as Howard Smith (London) Ltd.
2000: Transferred to Howard Smith Towage Ltd.
8.10:2001: Owners restyled as Adsteam Towage Ltd.
1.2005: Sold to Londonderry Port and Harbour Commissioners, Londonderry. (Foyle Ports)
3.2005: Renamed CULMORE.
4.2017: Still in service.
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