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Photo Details
Photographer:Gerolf Drebes [View profile]Title:Arhaggelos MAdded:Jan 09, 2010
Location:Perama, Piraeus, Greece
Photo Category: Tugs
Greek tug Arhaggelos M, bt. 1965, gt. 169 at Piraeus on 10.5.2009.

Vessel Identification
Name:Africa Support 8
Former name(s):
- Arhaggelos M (Until 2012 Jul)
- Megalohari Viii (Until 2000)
- C.ulex (Until 1983)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Tug
Gross tonnage:169 tons

Additional Information
Class society:International Register Of Shipping
Build year:1965
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (5)

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davidships on Apr 28, 2015 10:19 (5 years ago)
Built 1965, not 1975
Quite a few on this site with the alternative transliteration as ARHAGGELOS M

IMO 6514259
built Richard Dunston, Hessle (Yd 826)
1965 Manchester Ship Canal Co, Manchester as MSC ULEX
1983 Proodos Naftiki Eteria (mng Megalohari Hellenic Tugboats), Piraeus as MEGALOCHARI VIII
2000 Diavlos Maritime Ltd (mng Fournarakis Bros - Alekos Fournarakis), Piraeus as ARHAGGELOS M / ARCHANGELOS M
2012 Offshore Lightering Services Ltd, Majuro (mng Olimpex Nigeria Ltd, Lagos) as AFRICA SUPPORT 8
Fotis Ikarus on May 05, 2013 11:09 (7 years ago)
So, her original name was MSC Ulex, back in 1975?? When was she sold to Greece, and was renamed Megalochari VIII?? Anyone knows more about the history of this tug??? Why she never made it to IMO???
davidships on Dec 09, 2010 16:35 (10 years ago)
Now confirmed as ex-MSC ULEX (no IMO)
Gerolf Drebes on Jan 10, 2010 17:33 (11 years ago)
Thanks David !!
davidships on Jan 09, 2010 11:20 (11 years ago)
Normally transliterated as ARCHANGELOS M
Has never made it to LR/IMO

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