Ironsider - 1967

Ironsider - 1967

Postby Whickham » Sun May 28, 2017 8:21 am

IRONSIDER was built by Richard Dunston at Hessle in 1967, YN 849
1967: Lawson-Batey Tugs
1967: Tyne Tugs - charter
1986: Tyne & Wear Tugs - charter
1992: Hellenic Tugs, Greece; renamed MEGALOCHARI XII
2008: Tugs Chatzigavriil Maritime Co, Alexandroupolis; renamed ASTERI
Still in service

Ironsider.jpg
Photo as IRONSIDER copyright of Graeme Turner

Megalochari_XII.jpg
Photo as MEGALOCHARI XII copyright of Ton Grootenboer

Asteri.jpg
Photo as ASTERI courtesy of David Asprey
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Re: Ironsider - 1967

Postby Whickham » Wed Jul 27, 2022 4:14 pm

Apparently IRONSIDER has just gone to the breakers at Aliaga as ASTERI.
See video: https://www.facebook.com/groups/shipbre ... 643808943/
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Re: Ironsider - 1967

Postby Dennis Maccoy » Wed Jul 27, 2022 6:27 pm

Here she is "straight out of the box", 8 October 1967.
Ironsider 6721967, 8 October 1967_1.jpg
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Re: Ironsider - 1967

Postby northeast » Thu Jul 28, 2022 6:09 am

A fine Yorkshire tug!
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Re: Ironsider - 1967

Postby creemaster » Thu Jul 28, 2022 6:10 pm

Departing Blyth sometime in the 1990s
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