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Downstream on the Nieuwe Maas at Rotterdam during World Harbour Days 2016, seen from Erasmus Bridge at Rhine Kilometer 1001. This superb steam tug was built more than a century ago and is in perfect condition. She is named after Pieter Boele, founder of shipyard Boele & Zn, where the ship was built at nearby Slikkerveer.
Length 30,95m beam 5,97m draught 2,20m
Tonnage : 44 tons
Home port : Dordrecht (NL)
Operated by Stichting Dordt in Stoom (loaned from Stichting Buitenmuseum Leuvehaven te Rotterdam)
Engine : Koopman steam engine (300hp)
Callsign : PD 4004
MMSI : 244730731
Built in 1893 by shipyard Boele & Zn. at Slikkerveer (NL)
Ex- SPECULANT (Flag : NL, until 1970)
Ex- MATHILDE (Rotterdam/NL, until 1924)
Ex- DIREKTOR JOHANN KNIPSCHEER (Duisburg-Ruhrort/Germany, until 1919)
Ex- WACHT AM RHEIN VIII (Rotterdam/NL, until 1903)
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