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ARKLOW SURF – 2000 – IMO 9218222

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© Benny Elbæk Dahl – Photo date: 02.05.2013 Køge.

IDNo: 9218222 – Year: 2000 – Name: ARKLOW SURF – Keel: 30.6.98 – Type: Cargo ship – Launch Date: 20.10.00 – Flag: NLD – Date of completion: 18.11.00 – GRT: 2316 – DWT: 3200 – Yard No: 294 – Length overall: 90.0 – LPP: 85.0 – Country of build: NLD – Beam: 12.6 – Builder: Barkmeijer of Stroobos.

Machinery Overview: 1 oil engine reverse reduction geared to screw shaft driving 1 CP propeller at 256 rpm – Total Power: Mcr 1,362kW (1,852hp) – Service Speed: 11.00kts.

Prime Mover Detail: Design: MaK, Engine Builder: MaK Motoren GmbH & Co. KG – Kiel – 1 x 8M20, 4 Stroke, Single Acting, In-Line (Vertical) – 8 Cy. 200 x 300, Mcr: 1,362 kW (1,852 hp) at 1,000 rpm.

Subsequent History: 12.12 BBS SURF (Bahamas) – TBUX

ROUEN – 1912 – IMO 0000000

Collection of Rick Cox

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1912, 1546grt, 89.0 x 10.5m, triple screw turbine steamer, 23.5 knots

Built by Forges et Chantiers de la Mediterrannee, Le Havre for Chemins de Fer de l’Etat Francais

Managed by the London, Brighton & South Coast Railway Company, Newhaven – Dieppe service

Requisitioned into French Navy as a Channel scout ship 1914

Bows blown off by a torpedo 29/12/1916, repaired

Served as a seaplane tender then as a troopship in the Mediterranean

Refitted in 1932, reduced to single funnel and accommodation plated-in

Took part in the Dunkirk evacuation May 1940

Seized by German forces at Le Verdun 30/08/1940 after running out of fuel

Became auxiliary cruiser NATTER then an experimental ship WULLENWEVER

Sunk by a mine in the Baltic 25/04/1943, refloated 08/1943

Found damaged at Kiel in 1945, returned to lay-up at Le Treport from 1945

Did not return to service, broken up at Dieppe in 1949

NEWHAVEN – 1911 – IMO 0000000

Collection of Rick Cox

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1911, 1888grt, 89.0 x 10.5m, steam turbines, 3 screws, 23.5 knots

Forges et Chantiers de la Mediterranée, Le Havre (347) for Chemin de Fer de l’Ouest, Newhaven – Dieppe service

Served in the French Navy as a scout ship and hospital ship, 1914-1920

Modernised in 1932 and reduced to a single funnel.

Took part in evacuations from Ostend, Cherbourg and St.Malo in May 1940. Rescued 1781 troops from Dunkirk in 3 voyages, 1-4 June 1940.

Captured by German troops at Bayonne 26/7/1940, became the assault ship SKORPION, later Patrol leader V.1601 then to the Baltic as accommodation ship DW067(BARBARA)

After final use as accommodation for Kiel University, returned to France but unfit for service.

Laid up at Treport from 08/1946, broken up at Ghent in 1949

MUNICH – 1908 – IMO 0000000

Collection of Rick Cox, seen here at Newhaven as a Hospital Ship during the 1914-1918 War prior to renaming

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1908, 2410grt, 100.9 x 13.2m, 3 screws, steam turbines, 20 knots

John Brown, Clydebank (384) for the Great Eastern Railway Company -Harwich – Rotterdam service

Her sisters were COPENHAGEN and ST.PETERSBURG

Renamed ST.DENIS in 1916, released from war services 10/1919

Transferred to Zeebrugge service from 1930

Arrived at Rotterdam 28/08/1940 to evacuate British citizens

Trapped in the port due to mining after the German invasion of the Netherlands. Scuttled and set on fire by crew 12/05/1940

Salvaged and later served as a minesweeper depot ship BARBARA at Cuxhaven

Recovered at Kiel 05/1945 and used there to accommodate refugees, then Kiel University students

Towed to Sunderland for breaking 02/1950

NYNES – 1958 – IMO 5259515

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© Charlie Hill of Swinefleet near Goole.

IDNo: 5259515 – Year: 1958 – Name: NYNES – Type: Cargo ship – Launch Date: 14.9.57 – Flag: NOR – Date of completion: 3.58 – GRT: 299 – DWT: 548 – Yard No: 17  – Length overall: 44.3 – LPP: 39.7 – Country of build: NOR – Beam: 8.6 – Builder: Thaules MV Avaldsnes.

Machinery Overview: 1 oil engine driving 1 FP propeller – Total Power: Mcr 265kW (360hp) – Service Speed: 9.00kts.

Prime Mover Detail: Design: MaK, Engine Builder: Maschinenbau Kiel AG (MaK) – Kiel – 1 x MSU423, 4 Stroke, Single Acting, In-Line (Vertical) – 6 Cy. 290 x 420, Mcr: 265 kW (360 hp).

Subsequent History: 65 ATLAS – 69 ILA

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Source: MIRAMAR SHIP INDEX by Arrangement.

Disposal Data: January 2009 – Status changed to Broken Up – Broken Up by Unknown Ship breakers.