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Duncurlew - IMO 5094733

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Photographer:Mike [View profile]Title:DuncurlewAdded:Mar 15, 2008
Photo Category: Tugs
The Newport Towing Co tug 'Duncurlew' towing a ship out of Newport lock :-)
Vessel Identification
Former name(s):
- Nico (Until 2008 Sep)
- Nordbever (Until 2006 Oct)
- Westgarth (Until 1981 Jan)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Tug
Gross tonnage:188 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1962
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Guest on Mar 15, 2008 21:02 (10 years ago)
Hi Mike

Great photograph - remember to add only the title of the vessel in the box when uploading ;-)

Can you make out the name of the ship in the background from the original photograph?

Found this information on the Miramar web site for this Tug @

Builder: Dunston (Hessle)
Launch Date: 21.6.62
Yard No: s786
Flag: GBR
Tons: 186
Subsequent Names: 71 WESTGARTH - 81 NORDBEVER -

The Tug is still in use - now named NICO and sailing under the Norwegian Flag - see


Steve Ellwood
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