Research/Survey Vessel – NORTHELLA

One of the ships that sent to war during the Falklands Crisis in 1982 was the 1973 built ship NORTHELLA. She was built at Clelands Shipbuilding Co Ltd at Willington Quay, Wallsend,Tyne, UK with yard number as 325 for J Marr & Sons Ltd as the fishing vessel NORTHELLA with fishing matricola H206 at Hull, […]

Former Military – TREVOSE

A prototype General Service Launch built in UK for the Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineeers of the British Army is still trading with her original name – TREVOSE. She was built in 1964 by Thornycroft, Southampton with 74 tons Displacement as a General Service Launch for the War Department Fleet, performing duties with the Royal […]

Preserved Ships – HMAS VAMPIRE D 11 (Australia)

HMAS VAMPIRE D 11 was the third of three Australian built Daring class destroyers serving in the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). One of the first all welded ships built in Australia, she was laid down 1 st July 1952 and launched 27th October 1956 at Cockatoo Island Dockyard where she was commissioned into the Navy on 23rd June 1959. Between laying down and completion, […]

Libyan Shipping – Ferry GARYOUNIS

The Libyan state owned company General National Maritime Transport Company, more known as GNMTC founded in 1975 based in Tripoli used to operate 4 ferries amongst other ships including the ferry GARYOUNIS. She was built by Naikai Zosen Corporation, Setoda Shiyard, at Onimichi in Japan launched on 3rd April 1973 and completed on 30th June 1973 […]