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Showing posts with label SD TUGS. Show all posts
Showing posts with label SD TUGS. Show all posts

Friday, 28 May 2021

SD Tornado




SD Tornado seen at James Watt Dock in 2008.

A140 Tornado built 1979 by Russell Hall ,one of 4 Tornado class torpedo retrievers. Displacement: 698 tons full load; Dimensions: 156 x 28 x 10 feet

Propulsion: 2 diesels, 2 shafts, 2,200 bhp, 14 knots Crew: 14 

She is now known as LEV Tornado and operates as a salvage and rescue vessel in Germany.

Tuesday, 25 May 2021

SD Husky




 Former MOD Harbour Tug SD HUSKY, built in 1969 by Babcock Marine at Appledore UK.

Retired from MoD Service being bought by Akoto Ventures at Lagos Nigeria in Sept 2011



Friday, 6 November 2020

Tuesday, 27 October 2020

SD Impulse










 SD Impulse a military tug passing Loch Long after escorting a submarine into the Firth.

Thursday, 26 March 2020

SD Moorfowl







SD MOORFOWL, described as a 'Powered Mooring Lighter', was built in 1989 by McTay Marine at Bromborough,seen here departing James Watt Dock after her winter refit. 

Sunday, 1 September 2019

SD Dependable

SD Dependable and Resourceful at the Tail of the Bank awaiting the arrival of a Royal Navy ship to be escorted into Faslane.

Thursday, 22 August 2019

Friday, 22 February 2019

Friday, 12 October 2018

Saturday, 25 August 2018

Sd Northern River









 SD Northern River is a large multi-purpose auxiliary ship operated by Serco Marine Services in support of the United Kingdom's Naval Service and is currently the largest ship operated by Serco Marine Services, both in terms of dimensions and gross tonnage.

Her duties involve target towing during naval training exercises, noise ranging and data gathering, as well as serving as a submarine escort.