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Image of Tug Schelde seen here from Tasman Zee
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No: 942   Contributor: Sjaak Sonneveld   Year: 1964   Manufacturer: Unknown   Country: Yemen
Image of Tug Schelde seen here from Tasman Zee

The tug Schelde is clearly seen here behind the tug Tasman Zee. This picture I've made in 1964. This was off the coast of Aden.
Picture added on 06 February 2007
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Brilliant thank you.

Added by Andrew Wright on 06 February 2007.
what's happening is the Tasman Zee towing the Schelde.The Schelde engine appears to be working, and the chap on the starboard quarter looks about to be knocked over with the tow-rope.good picture funny situation.JB

Added by John Bridgland on 07 February 2007.
In fact we were taking over a tow from the Schelde.
No fear for the chap on the left, the tow-rope was blocked by a device (don't know the English word) like you see on the right. In fact the chap is still my friend.

Added by Sjaak on 07 February 2007.
When I look closer I can see the shackle of the stop rope, as we used to call it.Thank you.JB

Added by John Bridgland on 08 February 2007.
I sailed on both these tugs when they were the 'Afon Goch' (ex Schelde) and Afon Wen (ex Tasman Zee). Beautiful ships.

Added by Jonty on 26 July 2007.
tasman zee was in milford haven docks in the 1960s lovely lines

Added by Philip Witts on 30 April 2008.
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