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Photographer:Patrick Deenik [View profile]Title:ElisAdded:Apr 20, 2016
Captured:April 20, 2016IMO:6134401Hits:1,711
Location:Velsen, Ijmuiden, Netherlands
Photo Category: Tugs
Tug ELIS in the Noordzee Canal at Buitenhuizen.
Who knows more about this tug?There are 2 paintings on the deckhouse,one of lifebuoy with a beautifull girl in it and the other on the backside of a Mohican(?). On the deck there is a big wooden statue like those on the Easter Islands.
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Patrick Deenik on Apr 22, 2016 14:42 (4 years ago)
Thank you very much,Robert.A very interesting history and even older than I thouht.
Robert Boll on Apr 22, 2016 14:30 (4 years ago)
Registered: LR50-51:91849
(NLD)brand:652 Z Haarlem 1951 /(NLD)IVR 30.20652 /(NLD)brand:8781 Z Amst 1985 /(NLD)IVR 25.08781
104 GRT, L28,95m(24,74), B6,04m, Dr2,56m, Dp3,05m (89.1'x19.6'x10.4')
1 fpp, diesel 4t 6cyl (1944) Wumag type 6SU44, 520bhp-382kW, sp 10kn, bp 11,4t

C 31
1944: Casco built by "de Vries-Lentsch" at Alphen a.d. Rhijn (NLD)
(on German order as Sperrübungsfahrzeug C 31)
1946: completed by "Scheepswerf & Machinefabriek Holland-Nautic" at Haarlem (YN 2147)
1946 -31/08: delivered to the Dutch Government as pilot boat ZEEZWALUW
1951 -08/05: To "NV Holland, Maatschappij tot het Uitvoeren van Scheepstransporten en Bergingswerken" at Haarlem (NLD), renamed ELIS
(NLD flag, brand:652 Z Haarlem 1951, IVR 30.20652, c/s PDWR, 125 GRT)
1952 -20/10: To the Belgian Royal Navy at Oostende (BEL), rebuilt, renamed SUB-LIEUTENANT VALCKE (pennant AT 1), stationed at Banana (COG)
1953: pennant changed to A 950
1960 -14/12: returned to Oostende (BEL) after the Zairian (ex Congo Belge) independence
1980: retired from service, transferred to and laid up in the reserve base at Zeebrugge (BEL)
1982 (15/06): To "Handelsonderneming Heise Roelof" (shipbroker) at Zaandam (NLD) for 256,000-BEF
1985 -24/01: To A.L. Carmiggelt at Woudrichem (NLD), renamed LINGE
(NLD flag, brand:8781 Z Amst 1985, IVR 25.08781, c/s PDWP)
1990 (22/05): To P.A.Kleijn at Nieuw Beijerland (NLD), re-renamed ELIS
1990 (24/09): To H.M.W. Leusink en R. van het Kaar, residents at Phoenix (USA), renamed IJZEREN VRIJER
2004: still in existence, laying at the former "N.D.S.M" at Amsterdam-Noord (NLD) as ELIS
2010: still present

Patrick Deenik on Apr 21, 2016 10:01 (4 years ago)
Thank you, Adenanthos. Somebody already put the IMO-nummer for me. Thanks to him as well.
adenanthos on Apr 21, 2016 07:55 (4 years ago)
Her original name as built in 1951 was ELIS, Haarlemsche Scheepsbouw Mij, Haarlem in, so she is not far from home!
By the way her IMO is 6134401, if you fill it in than you may get more hits of her.
maurice voss on Apr 20, 2016 15:59 (4 years ago)
Sorry Patrick, no idea

Patrick Deenik on Apr 20, 2016 15:24 (4 years ago)
Thank you Maurice. But do you know the function of the ship now with paintings and statue??
maurice voss on Apr 20, 2016 14:48 (4 years ago)
Hello Patrick,

This is the former Belgian Navy tug O/Lt VALCKE (1)

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