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Crosby - 1972

PostPosted: Mon Jun 12, 2017 8:02 am
by Whickham
CROSBY was built by Richard Dunston at Hessle in 1972, YN 882
1972: Alexandra Towing Co
1992: Howard Smith Towage
1998: Rebonave, Setabul; renamed MONTEBELO
2014: VGN Group Salvage and Towage; renamed VGN JORDAN

CROSBY in Alexandra colours. Photographer unknown

CROSBY in Alexandra colours. Photographer unknown

CROSBY in Howard Smith colours

As MONTEBELO. Photographer unknown

As VGN JORDAN. Photographer unknown

Re: Crosby - 1972

PostPosted: Mon Jun 12, 2017 4:06 pm
by tidesman
O.N. 357416. 272g. 0n. 107' 1" x 30' 10" x 13' 6"
9-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (12½" x 14½") Ruston 9ATCM type by English Electric Diesels Ltd., Ruston Engine Division, Lincoln, geared to a fixed pitch propeller operating within a Kort steerable nozzle. 2,190bhp. 13¼ kts. 40 tons bollard pull.
6.8.1971: Keel laid by Richard Dunston (Hessle) Ltd., Hessle (Yard No. S.882).
20.12.1971: Launched for the Alexandra Towing Company Ltd.
3.3.1972: Completed (£215,675).
1.1.1996: Owners restyled as Howard Smith Towage Ltd.
1999: Sold to REBONAVE-Reboques e Assistencia Naval Lda, Setubal and renamed MONTEBELO.
2000: Sold to Remolcadores Nosa Terra SA, (Remolcanosa SA), Vigo, Spain.
2006: Transferred to Portuguese flag.
12.2014: Sold to VGN Antipollution Ltd, Cyprus and renamed VGN JORDAN, under Panama flag.
4.2017: Still on SeaWeb as in service, but without any updates.

Re: Crosby - 1972

PostPosted: Mon Aug 07, 2017 3:28 pm
CROSBY 050886a.jpg
Photo Michael Green
CROSBY at Felixstowe 05.08.86

Re: Crosby - 1972

PostPosted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 2:17 pm
by Dennis Maccoy
Crosby in the Nelson Dock, Liverpool on 22 September 1994.
Crosby, Liverpool, 22 September 1994_1.jpg