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Durban harbour tug
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No: 2928   Contributor: Ian Boyd   Year: 2005   Manufacturer: Other   Country: South Africa
Durban harbour tug

One of the tugs at Durban, South Africa.
Picture added on 31 August 2007
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I like the picture of that Durban harbour tug. I think the Bluff is in the background, but it is a long since I was last in Durban, so i might be wrong. I am interested inthe F.C.Sturrock that is a floating exhibit at the Maritime Museum in Durban. If anyone would like to contact me, I will tell them all about it.

Added by Hylton Dunstan on 18 May 2009.
I think you mean the J.R. More at the Maritime Museum in Durban

Added by Ralph Wilmot on 03 March 2011.
This is one of two tugs built by Dorbyl Marine in Durban, I was contracts supervisor in charge of fitting out for a company known as saxon ceilings, I think one of them was named the Piet Aucamp. I think it was 1984 and the owner was the s a railways.

Added by James Mallon on 10 November 2011.
Yes the Danie Duplessis was built in Durban too, I was the first deckhand to work on her. I also worked on the FC Sturruck, JR More, Wildebeest, Bates and the Campbell. From 1965 to 1974.

Added by Jimmy Chaney on 13 November 2011.
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