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Re: Piraeus 'Greek' Tugs
« Reply #15 on: December 23, 2009, 12:30:13 »
Nice pictures, George. That sure is an old radar set she has there.
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Re: Piraeus 'Greek' Tugs
« Reply #16 on: December 23, 2009, 15:09:07 »
CAN ANYONE NAME THIS GREEK TUG :)

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Re: Piraeus 'Greek' Tugs
« Reply #17 on: December 24, 2009, 00:20:07 »
She looks very much like one of four near sisiers built for J H Lamey in the 1960s  they were
Alfred Lamey
James Lamey
William Lamey
B C Lamey
The Alfred and James were later re named Coburg and Huskinson and the William was re named Salthouse and she went to the med in 1987 and was renamed Zamtug II
But which one it could be I don't Know.

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Re: Piraeus 'Greek' Tugs
« Reply #18 on: December 24, 2009, 00:28:22 »
A Picture of Huskinson
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Re: Piraeus 'Greek' Tugs
« Reply #19 on: December 24, 2009, 00:45:17 »
Another three of the 'Salthouse'.

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Re: Piraeus 'Greek' Tugs
« Reply #20 on: December 24, 2009, 01:03:21 »
CAN ANYONE NAME THIS GREEK TUG :)

She was the ex 'William Lamey' ('Wapping' under Alex flag).The first and smallest built for Lamey (Mersey) also the first with twin up-takes. It must also be noted that when these were built it was still complusory to have a lifeboat and this class made it possible to have only one which could be sited on the mid-line and launched from either side.
My how time have changed.

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Re: Piraeus 'Greek' Tugs
« Reply #21 on: December 24, 2009, 01:18:05 »
She looks very much like one of four near sisiers built for J H Lamey in the 1960s  they were
Alfred Lamey
James Lamey
William Lamey
B C Lamey
The Alfred and James were later re named Coburg and Huskinson and the William was re named Salthouse and she went to the med in 1987 and was renamed Zamtug II
But which one it could be I don't Know.

Geo.
Hi Geo.
There were five of that class built for Lamey,,,,'William', 'Alfred', 'James', 'B C' & 'J H'. The William' became the 'Wapping' the others were the 'Salthouse', 'Coburg', 'Hornby' & 'Huskisson' when taken over by Alex Towing. I sailed on the 'Salthouse' but for the life of me I cannot remember her original name though I lean towards the 'Alfred'.
And a photo of the 'Coburg' to complete the set.

Jim
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Re: Piraeus 'Greek' Tugs
« Reply #22 on: December 24, 2009, 03:52:59 »
Well done all bring on the next one!
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Re: Piraeus 'Greek' Tugs
« Reply #23 on: December 24, 2009, 03:56:53 »
What about the kerapipis V  Ex  Sauria is she still working? another of my favouratest tugs ;D ;D
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Re: Piraeus 'Greek' Tugs
« Reply #24 on: December 24, 2009, 04:08:24 »
According to my records she sank in 1991.

1968 SAURIA, 1987 TRITON, 1988 KARAPIPERIS VI

Registered: IMO 6817730 /(GBR)ON 335875 /(GRC)ON 4643
165 GRT, L30,82m(27,51), B7,83m, D3,379m(3,81), (101'1"(90'3")x25'8"x11'1"(12'6")) - fifi
1 scr, diesel4tew 6cyl Ruston, 1360bhp-1000kW, sp 12kn

SAURIA
1968: Built by "Richard Dunston (Hessle) Ltd" at Hessle (GBR) (YN S856)
1968 -xx/08: delivered to "Gaselee & Son (Felixtowe) Ltd" at London (GBR)
(GBR flag, regd London, ON 335875, c/s GYUK)
1975: taken over by "ATCL - Alexandra Towing Co (Felixtowe) Ltd" at London (GBR)
1984 -30/07: damaged by collision with mv JULIO ANTONIO MELLA off Felixstowe whilst assisting, taken to Felixstowe and repaired
1987: To "Odisseas III Shipping Co", mng "Michael Gigilinis Shipping Co" at Thessaloniki (GRC), renamed TRITON
(GRC flag, regd Thessaloniki, c/s SW4107)
1988: To "Stavros Karapiperis" at Piraeus (GRC), renamed KARAPIPERIS VI
(GRC flag, regd Piraeus, ON 4643, c/s SW 4107)
1991 -25/04: sank after explosion at Perama Anchorage. Vessel raised 3/5/91 and then broken up.

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Re: Piraeus 'Greek' Tugs
« Reply #25 on: December 24, 2009, 06:41:03 »
Thanks Dan  what a shame.
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Re: Piraeus 'Greek' Tugs
« Reply #26 on: December 24, 2009, 09:43:45 »
HERES ANOTHER TAKEN IN GREECE OFF AGISTRI ISLAND NEAR ATHENS  :) GOOD LUCK

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Re: Piraeus 'Greek' Tugs
« Reply #27 on: December 24, 2009, 12:19:19 »
According to my records she sank in 1991.

1991 -25/04: sank after explosion at Perama Anchorage. Vessel raised 3/5/91 and then broken up.

Regards, Dan.

You are right she was sunk by a bomb planted in her keel. However she was left to rot for quite some time as she ended up at the breakers at Eleusis in 2007.

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Re: Piraeus 'Greek' Tugs
« Reply #28 on: December 24, 2009, 13:31:19 »
George, a couple of photos I have had sent from one of my contacts

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Re: Piraeus 'Greek' Tugs
« Reply #29 on: December 24, 2009, 13:33:15 »
And from the same contact, 2 photos of a model  ;)

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