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Photographer:DEREK SANDS [View profile]Title:MAXIMUSAdded:Jan 15, 2006
Photo Category: Tugs
Former Newcastle based tug working at Ipswich for many years. Seen here 18th Jan 1991. Assisting Polish bulker to turn.
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Technical Data
Vessel type:Tug
Gross tonnage:141 tons
Summer DWT:108 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1956
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DEREK SANDS on Mar 14, 2006 12:02 (12 years ago)
No problem Immen did't want you to miss this one!
immen on Mar 14, 2006 11:44 (12 years ago)
Operator:"Ridley Steam Tug Co Ltd", Newcastle
Registered: LR56-57:69804 /LR60-61:71539
IMO 5230038 /(GBR)ON 186853
141 GRT,
Loa:29,62m(25,71), B.7,14m, D.3,195m(3,41) (97'2"(84'4")x23'5"x10'5.3/4"(11'2"))
Machinery: 1 scr, diesel 4tew 6cyl K.H.Deutz type SBV545M, 750bhp-615kW
Speed: 12kn

1956: Built by "Mützelfeldwerft" at Cuxhaven (DEU) (YN 144)
1956 -xx/03: delivered to "Ridley Tugs Ltd" at Newcastle (GBR)(GBR flag, regd Newcastle, ON 186853, c/s GTHE)
1968 -xx/10: laid up
1971: To "Blyth Tug Co Ltd", mng "Lawson-Batey Tugs Ltd" at Newcastle-upon-Tyne (GBR)
1978: To "Lawson-Batey Tugs Ltd" at Newcastle-upon-Tyne, chartered to "Blyth Tug Co Ltd" (GBR)
1984: To "M. Tugs Ltd", mng Maureen Shirley McCann at Lowestoft (GBR)(intended renaming to A.P. McCANN not proceeded)
1985: To "Satim Towage Ltd" (Kenneth Pratt) at Ipswich (GBR)
1987: To "Paul Magnus Group Ltd" at Ipswich (GBR)
2003: reported to be inactive in recent years
2003: sold by Giles Paterson to ?? in Ireland
2005: Laid up at Lowestoft
Maximus in work

A Nice and Beutiful old Lady, Thanks Derek!

Best Regards/Immen
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