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bigford

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Smit hunter
« on: December 11, 2007, 14:29:45 »
my smit hunter in the works

« Last Edit: May 20, 2017, 08:06:18 by bigford »
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Re: first post for the ocean tugs
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2008, 13:48:10 »
Hi bigford Looking good got more pics yet
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Re: first post for the ocean tugs
« Reply #2 on: January 28, 2008, 07:55:25 »
Looking REAL GOOD! Can't wait to see more! :)   Mike
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Re: first post for the ocean tugs
« Reply #3 on: February 04, 2008, 08:27:38 »
What are the dimensions of the model? Where did you get the nozzels and struts? Mike
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Re: first post for the ocean tugs
« Reply #4 on: February 04, 2008, 13:39:48 »
It is the Happy Hunter model by Robbie,the Korts are what Robbie supply,The Smit Hunter is the Happy Hunters sister Tug


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Re: first post for the ocean tugs
« Reply #5 on: February 05, 2008, 11:10:32 »
That was some Exhaust uptake fire there.  the Exhaust drenching system obviously didnt work.
Tugs are for life      George B

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Re: first post for the ocean tugs
« Reply #6 on: February 05, 2008, 18:27:04 »
I may be way off here, but I believe that Smit no longer owns the tug. Anybody have more info?  Mike
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Re: first post for the ocean tugs
« Reply #7 on: February 05, 2008, 18:39:17 »
the tug was writen off as a total loss as was cut up
there is a pic on the net some where of her cut up :(
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Re: first post for the ocean tugs
« Reply #8 on: February 06, 2008, 18:15:19 »
SAD!!!! :'(    Mike
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Re: first post for the ocean tugs
« Reply #9 on: February 29, 2008, 10:53:18 »
This is her history:

Registered: IMO 7708986 /(NLD)IVR 25.07882 /(BHM)ON 710731
862 GRT, 133 NRT, L51,08m(46,08), B12,07m, D5,522m(6,02)
2 cpp +nozzle, 1 bowthr.350hp, 2x diesel 4tew 6cyl K.H.Deutz (nr.515-097 + 515-098) type RSBV6M540, 6000bhp-4413kW total, sp 11kn, bp 80t

HAPPY HUNTER
1978 -14/04: Launched by "ASM - Arnhemse Scheepsbouw Mij" at Arnhem (NLD) (YN 477)  (keel laid 23/12/1977)
        (after delivery, the wharve closed down)
1978: completed by "Van der Giessen-De Noord" at Alblasserdam (NLD)
1978 -22/06: delivered to "Mammoet Transport BV" at Amsterdam (NLD)
        (NLD flag, regd Amsterdam, IVR 25.07882, c/s PENH)
1979 -04/07: To "Scheepvaartmaatschappij 'De Kromme Waal' BV" at Amsterdam (NLD)
1982 -13/07: in 'bare boat' charter to "Smit Internationale Zeesleep– en Bergingsbedrijf BV" at Rotterdam (NLD), renamed SMIT HUNTER
1985 -29/03: taken over by "Smit Internationale 'Smit Salvor' BV" at Rotterdam (NLD)
        (Capt. Langbroek taken in Smit-service)
1986 -17/11: transferred to "Smit Tak Internationale Ltd" at Nassau (BHM)
        (BHM flag, regd Nassau, ON 710731, c/s C6CG2, 861 GRT, 124 NRT)
1988: To "Smit Tak Towage & Salvage (Singapore) Pte Ltd" at Singapore (SGP)
1994: transferred to "Smit Americas Inc" at Houston, Tx.(USA)
1999: To "Smit International (Antilles) NV", mng "Smit Dolphin Shipping Inc" at Nassau (BHM)
        (BHM flag, regd Nassau, ON 710731, c/s C6CG2, 982 GT, 294 NT)
2002: transferred to "Smit Vessel Management Services" at Singapore (SGP)
2003: transferred to "Smit Transport Europe BV" at Rotterdam (NLD°
2003 -29/06: fire broke out at works in the engine room, which spread through the accomodation
        She was for maintenance in drydock from "Niehuis & Van den Berg" at the Eemhaven at Rotterdam (NLD)
        declared CTL (constructive total loss)
2003 -12/07: for breaking up to "Schiepo BV" (H. Poot) at Ridderkerk (NLD)

Another goes to the big tug boat scrap yard!!!

George  :'(

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Re: first post for the ocean tugs
« Reply #10 on: February 29, 2008, 12:42:56 »
i found the last pic of the smit hunter :'( :'( :'(
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Re: first post for the ocean tugs
« Reply #11 on: February 29, 2008, 23:44:13 »

 Hy Bigford
Now thats a sad old picture, probably ended up as bean cans or something :( :(
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Re: first post for the ocean tugs
« Reply #12 on: March 17, 2008, 07:53:54 »
I'd love to have one of those props for display here! ;D

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Re: first post for the ocean tugs
« Reply #13 on: March 28, 2008, 07:49:48 »
I can get for you one prop from  tug boat. It is not problem, but you will pay delivery fee. ;-)

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Re: first post for the ocean tugs
« Reply #14 on: March 28, 2008, 21:43:06 »
I'd have to mortgage everything! ;D

Mike
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