|Photographer:||SeagullRotterdam [View profile]||Title:||Finland||Added:||Aug 12, 2007|
||Steam Ships (Operating and Preserved)|
|The steam tug Finalnd was built in 1921 for N.V. Nederlandsche Stoomsleepdienst v/h. van Piet Smit Jr., Rotterdam. She was renamed Arabe in 1931 and chartered to the Anglo Algerian Coaling Company, Oran. This charter ended in 1937 and she was renamed Finland. She was sold in 1949 to Steenkolen Handelsvereeniging N.V., Utrecht and renamed Hercules.
In 1965, she was bought by �s�Gravenhaagsche Stoomsleepdienst, Vlaardingen and renamed Delfshaven III. She was sold in 1974 and renamed Hercules by the Havenreinigings�en Transportbedrijf B.V., Vlaardingen. The current owners bought her in 1976 and renamed her again Finland.
Owner: D.C.Vastenhout, Rotterdam
Dimensions: 22,48m x 5,27m x 2,50m
Propulsion: 3 cyl. P.Smit Jr. steam engine