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Photographer:Calimero [View profile]Title:Adsteam MericaAdded:Feb 24, 2007
Captured:IMO:8914685Hits:639
Photo Category: Tugs
Description:
Another unknown from Gravesend 20/02

Possibly from Tilbury Container Terminal.

Pretty pokey for a vessel shaped like a brick. :-x
Vessel Identification
Name:Svitzer Mercia
IMO:8914685
Flag:U.k.
MMSI:232003233
Callsign:MMJY5
Former name(s):
- Adsteam Mercia (Until 2008 Aug)
- Sun Mercia (Until 2005 Jul)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Tug
Gross tonnage:449 tons
Summer DWT:200 tons
Length:32 m
Beam:10 m
Draught:5.2 m

Additional Information
Home port:London
Build year:1990
AIS Information
Last known position:
54°36’38.49” N, 5°54’47.64” W
Status:Moored
Speed, course (heading):
0kts, 0° (216°)
Destination:
Location:Belfast
Arrival:15th May 2017
07:00:03 UTC
Last update:
34 seconds ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2017 December 7th, 01:00:31 UTCAvonmouth
2017 May 15th, 07:00:06 UTCBelfast
2017 May 15th, 07:00:03 UTCBelfast
2017 March 31st, 06:00:16 UTCTyne
2017 March 17th, 04:00:35 UTCBelfast
2017 January 19th, 05:00:51 UTCLiverpool
2017 January 9th, 08:00:35 UTCAvonmouth
2017 January 8th, 12:00:59 UTCBelfast
2016 November 10th, 17:00:19 UTCAvonmouth
2016 November 5th, 07:00:56 UTCSwansea
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Photo Comments (1)

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Ben on Feb 22, 2007 21:35 (10 years ago)
its the Adsteam Merica:

Ex:1990 SUN MERCIA, 2005 ADSTEAM MERCIA
Operator: "Adsteam Towage Ltd"/"Adsteam UK Gravesend", Gravesend
Registered: IMO 8914685 /MMSI:232003233 /(GBR)ON 718767
449 GRT, 134 NRT
Loa:33,02m(31,00), B:10,45m(10,00), D:3,300m(4,20) - fifi
Machinery:2 VSP, 2x diesel 4tew 6cyl Ruston type 6RK270M, 3860bhp-2840kW total
Speed: 12,6kn
BP: 43t

SUN MERCIA
1990: Built by "McTay Marine Ltd" at Bromborough (GBR) (YN 89)
1990 -xx/07: delivered to "ATCL - Alexandra Towing Co Ltd" at Liverpool (GBR)(GBR flag, regd London, ON 718767, c/s MMJY5)
1993: taken over by "Howard Smith Towage Ltd" at Liverpool (GBR)
2001: exited towage industry, taken over by "Adsteam UK Gravesend" at Gravesend (GBR)
2005 -xx/06: renamed ADSTEAM MERCIA

Glad to help! :lol:
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