|Photographer:||John Wilson [View profile]||Title:||FLAMINGO BAY||Added:||May 05, 2018|
|Captured:||May 05, 2018||IMO:||5398141||Hits:||157|
||Research and Survey Vessels|
|Tug/diving vessel FLAMINGO BAY at THE YARD, Brisbane 5 May 2018. This vessel has been in this location for nearly three years.
Built: 1956 for Belgian Government (Ostend) as ZEETIJGER (North Sea ice-breaking rescue tug)
275gt 41nrt 373 displ.tons 37.98 x 7.59 x 3.35 13 knots
1956-1994 owned by Belgian Government
1994 sold by auction to NV Scheepssloperij Bakker, Bruges
1994 sold to Cees H Schoonbeek, Amsterdam. Restored and left for St Maarten (Caribbean) in 1995: Now 247gt 74nrt
17 Nov 1999 stranded and damaged by hurricane Lenny on St Maarten shoreline.
29 Nov 1999 refloated and placed in service as a tug/diving vessel
May 2000 sold to Flamingo Bay Research Pty Ltd as FLAMINGO BAY as a research/diving vessel
Owner/Manager: Flamingo Bay Research Pty Ltd, Cairns, Australia