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Friday, 22 January 2010


Ship No 155

Named after the Brazilian city of the same name, she was an order for a Twin Screw Salvage Tug for “Companhia Docas de Santos”

At 263 tons a fairly large sized tug for her time, she was 110 feet overall length, with a beam of 29 feet 6 inches with a freeboard height of 13 feet 6 inches.

She was the first ship of the new Decade to be launched at the Henry Robb Shipyard on the 2nd of April 1930.

Ship No 516 at the time the World's largest and most powerful Ocean going salvage tug.

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