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Sun London - 1977

PostPosted: Sun Jun 18, 2017 8:59 am
by Whickham
SUN LONDON was built by Richard Dunston at Hessle in 1977, YN 912
1977: Alexandra Towing Co
1993: Howard Smith Towage
2001: Adsteam UK
2006: Skanes Entreprenad Service, Skurup, Sweden
2009: Jan Stepniewski, Poland; renamed SERVAL

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As SERVAL. Photographer unknown

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Re: Sun London - 1977

PostPosted: Sun Jun 18, 2017 12:52 pm
by tidesman
O.N. 377447. 265g. 0n. 32.95 x 9.61 x 4.91 metres.
12-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (254 x 305mm) Ruston 12RKCM vee type by Ruston Paxman Diesels Ltd., Newton-le-Willows, geared to a controllable pitch propeller. 2,640bhp. 45 tons bollard pull.
11.10.1975: Ordered from Richard Dunston (Hessle) Ltd., Hessle (Yard No. 912) by Alexandra Towing Company Ltd.
19.7.1977: Launched for Alexandra Towing Company (London) Ltd.
11.11.1977: Completed (£595,000).
1.1.1996: Owners restyled as Howard Smith (London) Ltd.
2000: Transferred to Howard Smith Towage Ltd.
8.10:2001: Owners restyled as Adsteam Towage Ltd.
2005: Transferred to Felixarc Marine Ltd., Felixstowe.
2006: Sold o "Skanes Entreprenad Service" at Skurup, Sweden.
2007: On hire-purchase arrangement to ScanTugs at Malmø, Sweden.
6.2008: Equasis states Svitzer Towage Ltd, Felixstowe, (Svitzer Marine Ltd, Middlesbrough, managers).
6.4.2009: Sold to Leopard Shipping Ltd (Jan Stepniewski i S-ka Sp z oo Gdynia, Poland, manager).
7.2009: Renamed SERVAL under St. Vincent and The Grenadines flag.
2.2013: Sold to Catharina Shipping Ltd (Westcoasting Towage Services, managers), same registry.
4.2017: Still on SeaWeb as in service.

Re: Sun London - 1977

PostPosted: Sun Jun 18, 2017 3:24 pm
by Whickham
Thanks Bill

Re: Sun London - 1977

PostPosted: Wed Jul 26, 2023 10:22 am
SUN LONDON 190582a.jpg
19.05.82 Photo Michael Green
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06.08.83 Photo Michael Green
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01.08.85 Photo Michael Green
SUN LONDON on the Tees various dates.