ENGLISHMAN (1964)

ENGLISHMAN (1964)

Postby MadMaxLab » Sun Sep 09, 2012 8:28 am

Launched 21/11/1964

Renamed: 81 JUMBO PRIMO - 94 TOWING WITCH

Fire 33.28N/33.11W 4.6.97 [Dordecht-Port of Spain, towing barges] & BU Vigo 5.8.97

ENGLISHMAN   5-8-1972.jpg
Hull 5/8/1972


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Anchored off the North Mole, Gibraltar 26/12/1979
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Re: ENGLISHMAN (1964)

Postby TEESMAN » Mon Jan 28, 2013 8:52 pm

ENGLISHMAN in Middlesbrough Dock 02.03.76
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Photo Michael Green
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Re: ENGLISHMAN (1964)

Postby northeast » Tue Jan 29, 2013 7:00 pm

Further photos
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Photo Charlie Hill

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Coll. Rick Cox
Cheers, George
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Re: ENGLISHMAN (1964)

Postby Whickham » Fri Feb 24, 2017 8:27 am

As TOWING WITCH on the Tyne. Sorry no date on photos.

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Re: ENGLISHMAN (1964)

Postby tidesman » Mon May 15, 2017 9:09 pm

ENGLISHMAN twin screw tug.
O.N. 305784. 574g. 30n. 146' 8" x 34' 9" x 16' 6"
Two, 6-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (12½" x 14½") 6ATCM type by Ruston & Hornsby Ltd., Lincoln, single reverse reduction geared to twin screw shafts. 2,820bhp. 15kts. 35 tons bollard pull.
12.8.1964: Keel laid by Cochrane & Sons Ltd., Selby (Yard No. 1497) for the United Towing Company Ltd., Hull.
21.11.1964: Launched.
17.4.1965: Completed.
5.1965: Delivered.
21.1.1970: Owners restyled as United Towing Ltd.
20.2.1973: Sold to United Towing (Englishman) Ltd., (United Towing (Ocean Tugs) Ltd., managers), Hull.
30.3.1978: Owners restyled as United Towing (Blake) Ltd.United Towing (Blake) Ltd.
1981: Sold to Societa Armamento Gestione Navi Agenzia Marittima S.r.L. (S.AR.GE.NAV), Italy and renamed JUMBO PRIMO.
1994: Sold to T. S. A. Tugs Ltd., Leigh on Sea, Essex and renamed TOWING WITCH.
4.6.1997: Whilst off the Azores, in position 33.28N., 33.10W., suffered severe engine room fire damage during engine reairs. She was on a trans-Atlantic tow with two pontoon barges. Her crew was taken off by reefer DOLE EUROPA (10,584g./94) whilst the tug and tow were taken in tow by the Russian tug FOTIY KRYLOV and arrived at Punta Delgada on the 10th. Damage was extensive and tug was declared a total loss. 5.8.1997: Arrived under tow at Vigo.
23.10.1997: Viguesa de Chatarra S.L. completed demolition at Vigo.
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Re: ENGLISHMAN (1964)

Postby TEESMAN » Sun Aug 27, 2017 9:30 am

TOWING WITCH 150397a.jpg
15.03.97 Photo Michael Green
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17.03.97 Photo Michael Green
TOWING WITCH on the Tees 1997
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