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Photographer:jpvankuijk [View profile]Title:HudsonAdded:Mar 15, 2005
Photo Category: Tugs
m.tug HUDSON (3) (1939-1963)
signal: PEUI
at Rotterdam Maritime Museum (nov. 2001)

Built by N. V. Machinefabriek & Scheepswerf
P. Smit Jr., Rotterdam
(522).294 b, 74 n, Lx B x H = 37,00 (35,26) x 7,45 x 3,94 (3,89) meter. 2 tew 5 cil. dieselengine van B & W werf (350 x 700),
840 r.p.k.,

launched 15 apri1 1939, inservice 5 juli 1939.

1940: 'WW2',RescueTug Section.

1946: (8 september) te Milford Haven handed back to Dutch company Smit & Co
1962: (april) renamed 'EBRO' (2).
1963: juli sold for scrap to N.V. Holland, Hendrik Ido Ambacht, without engine resold to Ooltgensplaat and transformed as floating Ice-plant. out of service based at Stellendam.

1963:renamed'IOHAN DIRK',D. de Jager,Stellendam.
1977:renamed'ELIZABETH', H. Tanis, Stellendam.
1989: (augustus) sold to tradefirm Stolk's Handelsonderneming B.V., Hendrik Ido Ambacht in order to be demolished;
21 augustus from Hendrik Ido Ambacht on tow to N .V. De Rotterdamsche Droogdok Maatschappij, Rotterdam.

1989: 'HUDSON', Foundation 'Help de Hudson', Rotterdam.

1992: ( 12 februari) put onshore by 'Taklift I' en 'Taklift 3' at Havenbedrijf Vlaardingen-Oost B.V., Vlaardingen for restoration.

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jpvankuijk on Apr 28, 2005 23:01 (11 years ago)
Thanks for your comment. The picture was taken with a simple Trust camera without any zoom.
Jeff Thoreson on Apr 19, 2005 21:13 (11 years ago)
Nice shot! Thanks for the history on her!
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