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Photographer:Yvon Perchoc [View profile]Title:Lone RangerAdded:Jul 19, 2005
Location:Papeete, French Polynesia
Photo Category: Tugs
LONE RANGER at Papeete on 14 apr 2005
ex German tug now yacht ?
Vessel Identification
Name:Sea Ranger
Former name(s):
- Lone Ranger (Until 2013 Aug)
- Simson S (Until 1997 Jan)
- Simson (Until 1994 Jan)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Yacht
Gross tonnage:1,890 tons
Length:77 m
Beam:13 m
Draught:6 m

Additional Information
Home port:Valletta
Class society:Bureau Veritas
Build year:1973
AIS Information
Last known position:
40°0’29.92” N, 26°9’3.62” E
Speed, course (heading):
7.8kts, 72° (254°)
Arrival:22nd Oct 2018
06:00:03 UTC
Last update:
1 month 25 days ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2018 September 5th, 11:00:41 UTCSaint Tropez
2018 August 31st, 17:30:19 UTCCannes
2018 August 24th, 19:00:18 UTCPorto Rotondo
2018 August 21st, 21:40:06 UTCCapri
2018 August 21st, 16:30:21 UTCMergellina
2018 August 21st, 08:00:15 UTCSorento
2018 August 14th, 14:15:41 UTCZeamarina
2017 September 5th, 01:00:34 UTCConstanta
2015 September 21st, 10:00:44 UTCConstanta - Romania
2015 August 26th, 11:00:56 UTCMonaco
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Photo Comments (3)

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Guest on Aug 07, 2007 10:00 (11 years ago)
Nice photograph - this information from

"LONE RANGER was originally built by Schichau Unterwasser in Bremerhaven, Germany as a salvage tug. She was converted by Claus Kusch into a yacht for Jack Setton around 1994 in Malta and named SIMSON S. Later she was sold to Peter B. Lewis former CEO of insurance company Progressive Corp and was renamed LONE RANGER. Her sister ship is KHOZAM.

LOA : 77.40 m
Beam : 13.20 m
Draft : 6.60 m
Construction : Steel
Built : 1973, Schichau Unterwasser
Refit : 1994
Engines : 2 x 3282 kW Deutz
Interior Designer : Vollers
Exnames : Simson S "


Steve Ellwood
Holger Jaschob on Jul 20, 2005 04:53 (13 years ago)
She's the former tug SIMSON of Bugsier Reederei. She was built in 1973 at Schichau shipyard in Bremerhaven. At that time the yard was one of the leading yards for deep sea tugs.
Jeff Thoreson on Jul 20, 2005 00:53 (13 years ago)
That's right, she's now owned by the CEO of U.S. insurance giant Progressive Insurance.
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