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Photo Details
Photographer:john white [View profile]Title:AICIRTRONAdded:Mar 03, 2009
Captured:IMO:8828393Hits:727
Photo Category: Tugs
Description:
AICIRTRON and CHIEFTON towing a jack up rig from Denton to Tilbury dock
Vessel Identification
Name:Aicirtron
IMO:8828393
MMSI:235063858
Callsign:MKSL3
Former name(s):
- Bartel Wilton (Until 1997 Mar)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Tug
Gross tonnage:109 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1967
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Ben on Mar 07, 2009 12:57 (9 years ago)
Great to see the Aicirtron back working again. Would love to see the Warrior refurbed and put back to work. Spent many days on these tugs in the 90s when my dad was skipper for Ron. A real tug legend among the river, he can really handle a tug.

Ex:1967 BARTEL WILTON, 1984 SMIT AMERIKA,1988 AICIRTRON

Registered: IMO 8828393 /(NLD)IVR 23.12343 /(GBR)ON 717371
100 GRT, L25,26m(22,00, B6,85m, D3,06m(3,50)
1 scr, diesel 4tew 6cyl MAN (nr.1307) type G6V30/45, 890bhp-655kW, sp 10kn, bp 12t

1967 -11/01: Launched by "Dok- en Werfmij Wilton-Fijenoord" at Schiedam (YN 792)
1967 -22/02: in service with "Dok- en Werfmij Wilton-Fijenoord" at Schiedam
(NLD flag, IVR 23.12343)
1984 -10/07: taken over by "Smit Internationale Havensleepdienst" at Rotterdam, renamed SMIT AMERIKA
1988 -22/05: restyled to "Smit Havensleepdiensten BV" at Rotterdam
1988 -12/10: To "AMERIKA TUG, Coastal Chartering Holland BV" (Damen Marine Servoce) at Gorinchem
1988 -xx/11: To "Thames & Medway Towage Co" (Cromley R.Livett) at London (GBR), renamed AICIRTRON
(GBR flag, ON 717371, c/s MKSL3, 109 GRT)
2004: still in service
2005: Laid up at Warspite at Woolwich (GBR)
2008: Seen at Barge Race overhauled and in service


Heres a photo of Ron (her owner & skipper) , getting old but still going strong :
http://riverthames.galacgallery.com/albums/userpics/10001/normal_DSC_7489~0.JPG
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