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Mess Deck: General Section => Tugs and Towing => Topic started by: tubby tomo on June 16, 2008, 06:50:51 PM

Title: sun tug sausia
Post by: tubby tomo on June 16, 2008, 06:50:51 PM
hi all could any one give me a some info on this tug or pictures  SAURIA A SUN TUG IVE BEEN TOLD ???
Title: Re: sun tug sausia
Post by: Brian_C on June 16, 2008, 08:31:19 PM
found this one for sale on ebay  item no  150257034345
Title: Re: sun tug sausia
Post by: lighterman on June 17, 2008, 06:53:12 PM
sauria was built for GASELEE for the work they were doing in harwich but when she was transfered to ship towage and was a little under powered for the bigger and bigger ships.

Title: Re: sun tug sausia
Post by: lighterman on June 17, 2008, 10:25:33 PM
info thanks to P van damme:

1968 SAURIA, 1987 TRITON, 1988 KARAPIPERIS VI

Registered: IMO 6817730 /(GBR)ON 335875 /(GRC)ON 4643
165 GRT, L30,82m(27,51), B7,83m, D3,379m(3,81), (101'1"(90'3")x25'8"x11'1"(12'6")) - fifi
1 scr, diesel4tew 6cyl Ruston, 1360bhp-1000kW, sp 12kn

SAURIA
1968: Built by "Richard Dunston (Hessle) Ltd" at Hessle (GBR) (YN S856)
1968 -xx/08: delivered to "Gaselee & Son (Felixtowe) Ltd" at London (GBR)
(GBR flag, regd London, ON 335875, c/s GYUK)
1975: taken over by "ATCL - Alexandra Towing Co (Felixtowe) Ltd" at London (GBR)
1984 -30/07: damaged by collision with mv JULIO ANTONIO MELLA off Felixstowe whilst assisting, taken to Felixstowe and repaired
1987: To "Odisseas III Shipping Co", mng "Michael Gigilinis Shipping Co" at Thessaloniki (GRC), renamed TRITON
(GRC flag, regd Thessaloniki, c/s SW4107)
1988: To "Stavros Karapiperis" at Piraeus (GRC), renamed KARAPIPERIS VI
(GRC flag, regd Piraeus, ON 4643, c/s SW 4107)
1991 -25/04: sank after explosion at Perama Anchorage. Vessel raised 3/5/91 and then broken up. The "November 17" terrorist group claimed resonsibility for the attack
picture from R Standford collection
Title: Re: sun tug sausia
Post by: tubby tomo on June 18, 2008, 08:17:58 AM
hi well what can i say so much info just what i wanted fantastic thanks Brian c  and to lighterman when i was about 50 years younger i lived by the Thames and we all wanted to be lightermen not train drivers  O0 {-) {-)
Title: Re: sun tug sausia
Post by: tugmad on June 18, 2008, 10:41:25 AM
Hi these are a couple of pictures of the model of the SAURIA thati made , using a tyne models Northsider hull with the rubbing band removed.
Title: Re: sun tug sausia
Post by: tubby tomo on June 18, 2008, 08:00:44 PM
hi all i couldn't ask for a better picture thanks to you all