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Waterloo - 1977

PostPosted: Wed Jun 21, 2017 9:02 am
by Whickham
WATERLOO was built by Richard Dunston at Hessle in 1977, YN 909
1977: Alexandra Towing Co
1983: Islamic Republic of Iran; renamed GHORBAN

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See also: viewtopic.php?f=43&t=12002&p=24344#p24344

Re: Waterloo - 1977

PostPosted: Wed Jun 21, 2017 11:14 am
by tidesman
WATERLOO fire-fighting tug.
O.N. 364450. 315g. 0n. 33.86 x 9.61 x 4.35 metres.
Two, 8-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (254 x 305mm) Ruston 8RKCM vee type by Ruston Diesels Ltd., Newton-le-Willows, geared to a single controllable pitch propeller operating within a Kort steerable nozzle. 3,500bhp. 13½ kts. 50 tons bollard pull.
16.7.1974: Ordered from Richard Dunston (Hessle) Ltd., Hessle (Yard No. H.909) by Alexandra Towing Company Ltd.
4.11.1976: Keel laid.
21.12.1976: Launched.
15.6.1977: Completed. (£660,000).
1984: Sold to the Government of The Islamic Republic of Iran (Ports and Shipping Organization) and renamed GHORBAN.
2011: To Bahregan Marine Services Co, Iran.
4.2017: Still on SeaWeb as in service, but without any updates.

Re: Waterloo - 1977

PostPosted: Sat Mar 03, 2018 4:30 pm
by teesships
Tees Dock - 4 November 1979:
waterloo041179.jpg

Tees Dock - 8 November 1981:
waterloo081181.jpg
Ron