Login: Lost Password? SIGN UP
Ship Photo Search
Photo Search - Advanced Search


Full Screen - Add Comment - Bookmark this photo - Edit Info
Get thumbnail code to post in forum, blog or homepage

New! View the summary page for this ship!
Photo Details
Photographer:jackosan [View profile]Title:BARENTSZ-ZEEAdded:Dec 08, 2018
Location:Valletta, Malta
Photo Category: Tugs
Salvage tug
Owner: L. Smit & Co's Internationale Sleepdienst, Rotterdam
Flag: Netherlands
Builder: Schps. L. Smit & Zoon, Kinderdijk, Netherlands (Hull 936)
Gross tons: 526
Length overall: 46.18 m
Max. draft: 4.31 m
Engines: 2 x 8-cylinder diesels by Kromhout Motorenfabriek D. Goedkoop Jr. N.V., Amsterdam
Service speed: 14 knots
Completed June 1957
1967; re-engined with Deutz diesels & fitted with fire-fighting monitors
1977: transferred to Smit-Lloyd B.V., Singapore, renamed “Smit Jakarta”
1978: sold to Nor & Way Enterprises S.A., Panama, renamed “Dr. Daniëls”
1980 May: involved in “Cuban Mariel Boatlift”.
1982: sold to Gulf Caribbean Towing Co. Inc., Port Everglades, Florida, U.S.A., retaining name
1984: sold to Buzcador S.A., Panama, renamed “El Buzcador”; transferred later same year to Buzcador Shipping Ltd., Kingstown, St. Vincent
1985: sold to Lorena International Offshore Shipping Inc., Panama , renamed “C.A.R.T.II” (Panama flag)
1986: owners Charger Navigation Inc., Panama (same name); same year reportedly scuttled by crew while being chased by U.S. Coast Guard
Photo: at Cascaris Wharf, Grand Harbour, Valetta, 11th April 1965
Note: elsewhere on this website the name appears without a hyphen between “Barentsz” and “Zee”, but contemporary documentation & photos clearly show the hyphen
Vessel Identification
Former name(s):
- El Buzcador (Until 1985)
- Dr.daniels (Until 1984)
- Smit Jakarta (Until 1978)
- Barentsz Zee (Until 1977)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Tug
Gross tonnage:499 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1957
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
More Of This Ship
More Of: This Photographer - This Ship - This Ship By This Photographer

Photo Comments (0)

Comments sorting method :
Please Login to add a comment!

This photo has been shown 134 times since it was added to the site.

Copyright © 2019 All rights reserved View airplanes live at!