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by davidships
Thu Sep 17, 2020 9:53 am
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: French tug PRESIDENT POINCARE
Replies: 3
Views: 95

Re: French tug PRESIDENT POINCARE

Thank you Maurice. The location now clear: https://mapcarta.com/18819836 As I have to rely on Mr Google for my German understanding, is this roughly correct? Remarks - On 1.8. (Page 2) In the section for 1/2.8 there is no reference to the sinking of the tug "Poincare", which, after being released [a...
by davidships
Wed Sep 16, 2020 12:01 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: French tug PRESIDENT POINCARE
Replies: 3
Views: 95

French tug PRESIDENT POINCARE

The River Seine tug PRÉSIDENT POINCARÉ was built in 1931 by Boel at Temse/Tamise for Les Bleus - Société de Remorquage les Batelleries Réunis (A Piéplu et Compagnie). displ.23.2t, L23.20m, B5.13m, Dr2.10m, 575bhp Deutz diesel At some point she was seized by German authorities and allocated to KM Kan...
by davidships
Tue Aug 11, 2020 8:51 am
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Providentia/Fortunato Pio/San Romolo
Replies: 7
Views: 1256

Re: Providentia/Fortunato Pio/San Romolo

PROVIDENTIA - trawler 139grt, 91.9 x 21.4 x 11.5ft, 56nhp Deutz built 1936 Béliard Crichton & Co, Ostend H Vieren, Ostend (BEL flag, reg Ostend, c/s ORGA) FORTUNATO PIO ex-FIMMO - auxiliary 3-masted schooner 472grt, 169.1 x 26.9 x 12.1ft, 96nhp Bolinders built 1917 F Lemm, Boitzenburg Umberto Tomei ...
by davidships
Sun Jul 26, 2020 9:02 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: German ships involved in evacuation of Riga December 1918
Replies: 3
Views: 374

Re: German ships involved in evacuation of Riga December 1918

I had ignored the third HINDENBURG, which was the icebreaker lost earlier in 1918, as assumed that was of no relevance in 12/1918: 3) HINDENBURG: 670grt icebreaker, built 1916 by Stettiner Oderwerke, Stettin-Grabow (Yd 657) 12/1916 completed for Korporation der Kaufmannschaft, Stettin 9/3/1918 mined...
by davidships
Sat Jul 25, 2020 10:34 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: German ships involved in evacuation of Riga December 1918
Replies: 3
Views: 374

Re: German ships involved in evacuation of Riga December 1918

Two small HINDENBURGs are listed by Miramar, both built 1914: 1) HINDENBURG: 194grt cargo, built by Union Giesserei, Königsberg later FREDEN, then DUEN II; 1952 broken up at Stavanger 2) VON HINDENBURG: 249grt trawler, built by Seebeck, Geestemünde/Bremerhaven (Yd 343) 12/1/1935 wrecked near Bergen ...
by davidships
Sun Jul 19, 2020 11:58 am
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: ancient ERIDANO, Bari 1943
Replies: 0
Views: 993

ancient ERIDANO, Bari 1943

In September 1885 British former cable-layer and Transatlantic liner EDINBURGH (ex-AMSTERDAM ex-EDINBURGH), built in 1855, was bought by Italian Government at Suakin, Sudan (she had been sent there earlier that year under charter to the British Government as a fresh water supply ship for the militar...
by davidships
Sat May 30, 2020 9:28 am
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: tug ATHINA
Replies: 9
Views: 1930

Re: tug ATHINA

Any known photos as ATHINA, Aris? I found this entry - which looks like the same one - in the WW2 (British) Ministry of War Transport Service List: ATHINA - 41grt - Greek - 11/41 (salved)-? - naval (Med) In other words, she was with Greek owners, salved somewhere and taken on British naval service i...
by davidships
Fri May 29, 2020 10:20 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: tug ATHINA
Replies: 9
Views: 1930

Re: tug ATHINA

Thanks Andreas - yes, that's interesting (and confirms George's hunch) - please thank your correspondents.
So we know how she started - now just the middle bit of when/why she ended up in Romania - and what they did with her there.
by davidships
Wed May 27, 2020 11:10 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Question to forum members
Replies: 22
Views: 5670

Re: Question to forum members

Sorry to hear that Darius - not a forum I know anything about.
If we knowingly have an existing member with same IP, we normally put it on a watch list for new membership registrations which can then be blocked, rather than block the IP itself. Perhaps that's the reason for no complaints.
by davidships
Tue May 26, 2020 10:44 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Question to forum members
Replies: 22
Views: 5670

Re: Question to forum members

Nothing untoward in my inbox.
On a forum that I am involved with we block ISPs of known spammers (and had no negative feedback from genuine members)
by davidships
Tue May 26, 2020 10:27 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: tug ATHINA
Replies: 9
Views: 1930

Re: tug ATHINA

That's interesting, Andreas.
I wonder whether she appears as RUSUD in any Russian sources?

But "Русуд" doesn't seem to mean anything in Russian.
Perhaps it was "Русудан", the female name in Georgia?
by davidships
Wed May 06, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: tug ATHINA
Replies: 9
Views: 1930

Re: tug ATHINA

Presumably the one listed in Focas' book on Greek Danube shipping as 130ihp, owned by Hellas Kyriakides in 1930 (and not in the 1920 list).

Never found more that that. My only observation is that seems a quite small engine for a tug of that size. I suspect local build.
by davidships
Sat May 02, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: former HUNTERFIELD > DIANA or CARMEN
Replies: 4
Views: 1786

Re: former HUNTERFIELD > DIANA or CARMEN

Thanks again Jordi
by davidships
Sat May 02, 2020 1:07 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: former HUNTERFIELD > DIANA or CARMEN
Replies: 4
Views: 1786

Re: former HUNTERFIELD > DIANA or CARMEN

Thanks Jordi
I will take that as definitive regarding also the details of DIANA's loss (of which also many variations online)
CARMEN: 11 March 1944 sunk by air attack off Imperia
Was there another ship lost that matches this date/place?


DAvid
by davidships
Mon Apr 20, 2020 10:16 am
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: former Belgian minesweeper OUGREE
Replies: 2
Views: 10227

Re: former Belgian minesweeper OUGREE

Can move the date forward by only five days!
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File ... hatham.jpg