Norton Cross - 1985

Norton Cross - 1985

Postby Whickham » Wed Jul 12, 2017 8:05 am

NORTON CROSS was built by Richard Dunston at Hessle in 1985, YN 941
1985: Tees Towing Co
1990: Cory Towage (Tees)
1994: Cory Towage
2000: Wijsmuller Marine
2001: Svitzer Marine
2016: Carriacou Yacht Services, Grenada; renamed MIDGARD MAX

Norton Cross.jpg

Norton Cross-2.jpg

Norton Cross-3.jpg

Midgard_Max.jpg
Photo as MIDGARD MAX by Danny Lynch

See also: viewtopic.php?f=141&t=8515&p=30986#p30986

EDIT: Correction to final date in list.
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Re: Norton Cross

Postby teesships » Wed Jul 12, 2017 11:29 am

Sale and rename was 2016, not 2011
See fuller details at cross-reference immediately above.

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Re: Norton Cross

Postby tidesman » Wed Jul 12, 2017 1:42 pm

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NORTON CROSS
O.N. 341888. 216g. 28.30 x 9.22 x 3.001 metres. Tractor tug.
Two, 6-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (254 x 305mm) Ruston 6RKCM type by Ruston Diesels Ltd., Newton-le-Willows, geared to twin, forward mounted Aquamaster type azimuthing multi-directional propellers. 3,400 bhp. 43½ tons bollard pull. 10 ½ kts.
9.6.1983: Keel laid by Richard Dunston (Hessle) Ltd., Hessle upon Humber (Yard No. 941) for Tees Towing Co. Ltd., Middlesbrough.
20.3.1984: Launched.
19.4.1984: Completed. Registered at Middlesbrough.
1990: Owners purchased and restyled as Cory Towage (Tees) Ltd.
1993: Transferred to the River Mersey.
5.1994: Transferred to Cory Towage Ltd.
1995: Operational limitations imposed as between Solway Firth (Abbey Head) and Holyhead also within 10 miles seaward of Holyhead and 10 miles of Amlwch.
3.4.2000: Owners renamed as Wijsmuller Marine Ltd
3.9.2002: Owners renamed as Svitzer Marine Ltd.
2.2016: Sold to Carriacou Yacht Services Ltd, Grenada and renamed MIDGARD MAX, registered at Portsmouth, Dominica.
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Re: Norton Cross

Postby Whickham » Wed Jul 12, 2017 4:29 pm

Thanks Ron & thanks Bill.
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Re: Norton Cross - 1985

Postby Dennis Maccoy » Fri Feb 09, 2018 12:27 pm

Norton Cross in the North Huskisson Dock at Liverpool on 22 September 1994.
Norton Cross, Liverpool, 22 September 1994_1_1.jpg
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Re: Norton Cross - 1985

Postby Dennis Maccoy » Fri Feb 09, 2018 3:12 pm

And in the Vittoria Dock, Birkenhead later on 22 September 1994.
Norton Cross, Liverpool, 22 September 1994 (2)_1.jpg
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