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Sakura Maru - IMO 7212925

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Apr 27, 2007
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Image Resolution:
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Description:

Fukada Salvage tug Sakura Maru in Hobart mid 1970's.

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Current name:
SALVAGE QUEEN

Former name(s):

 -  Salvana (Until 1992 May)

 -  Ocean Mercury No.1 (Until 1982)

 -  Tm 11 (Until 1980)

 -  Sakura Maru (Until 1979)

Status:
Dead
Build year:
1972
Vessel Type:
Tug
Gross tonnage:
1,083 tons
Summer DWT:
1,082 tons

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This is *Sakura Maru* IMO 7212925, built 1972 at Osaka by Daiko DYCoLtd. as hull no. 73 for Fukada Salvage KK, Osaka. 57.99m x 11.41 x 5.31; 984 gt, 321 nt; twin 6-cylinder Akasaka Tekkosho Diesels, 400mm x 600. Later *TM 11* (1979), *Ocean Mercury* (1980), *Ocean Mercury No. 1* (1981), *Salvana* (1982), and *Salvage Queen* (1992). In service for Asian Marine Salvage Ltd., Kaohsiung, ROC, and flagged at St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

She looks a bit different today. See Hans Rosenkranz's fine photo on this site at

http://www.shipspotting.com/modules/myalbum/photo.php?lid=339829

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Thanks for that information Tony, I will update the details with the correct name. I did try to read the name that is near the ships bridge by enlarging the slide but it was still unclear.
Kind regards....Bill

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