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Re: Peruvian tugs of WW2
Posted by: de domenico (IP Logged)
Date: April 01, 2018 08:34AM

BOLIVAR, built 1885 by Neafie & Levy S. & E. Co. at Philadelphia, delivered to one of the French companies trying to build the Panama Canal, 144 grt, 35 nrt. Later taken over by the Panama Canal Co., US flag. In 1914 sold commercial. Push bow fitted, renamed BAYOU ORLEANS then POINT COMFORT. In 1965 sank in a collision in Houston Ship Channel, raised & repaired for use by the Bisso Towboat at New Orleans, wooden hull wrapped in steel, re-engined with 2 diesels, pushbow removed, renamed CAPPY BISSO then CAPTAIN BILLY SLATTEN. Dec. 1996 again BOLIVAR, Febr. 1999 to Moby II Inc. of Miami as ANN MARIE, then same year to Antilles Aggregates Export Inc. at Puerto Rico as SAN JUAN. Broken up ca. 2006. (from tugslist)



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