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merseyferry

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tug name info
« on: June 19, 2012, 07:37:57 AM »

morning all , while doing a rebuild on a very old wooden hull tug boat i discovered its original name   ..sleper petra... any info on it would be most welcome..im stuck on the type of superstructer to make for her (thinking about coppying a smit  ) thanks pad. ps theres a pic on .. beginers start here.. under iolanthe once again  thanks for looking
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Re: tug name info
« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2012, 08:37:13 AM »

its ok  it means towed petra
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Re: tug name info
« Reply #2 on: June 19, 2012, 09:31:48 AM »

Isn't "Sleper" the Dutch word for Tug?  Which case you'd be looking for a Dutch tug called Petra.  You're probably OK with a Smit Nederland style superstructure but yours is a single screw and Nederlands is a twin.
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Re: tug name info
« Reply #3 on: June 19, 2012, 02:32:59 PM »

thanks for that tailuk  ill google image  it  :-))
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