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Name: CASHEL
Launched: 07/11/1958
Completed: 03/04/1959
Builder: T Mitchison Ltd, Gateshead
Yard Number: 87
Dimensions: 207grt, 106.6 x 27.9 x 12.0ft; (1981: 177grt)
Engines: Oil engine, 2tew, M46M type, 6cyl (340 x 570mm), 1364bhp
Engines By: British Polar Engines Ltd, Glasgow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw (controllable pitch)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 400157; (1973: 357379)
History:
1959 J Cooper (Belfast) Ltd, Belfast; registered at Cork
1969 R & JH Rea Ltd. London
1970 Cory Ship Towage (NI) Ltd (Cory Ship Towage, managers)
1973 Cory Ship Towage, Avonmouth; registered at Bristol
1974 Renamed PORTGARTH
1981 Nicholas E Vernicos Shipping Co, Greece; renamed VERNICOS MARTHA
1989 Vita-A Maritime Co (Alpha-Vernicos Salvage & Towage, managers)
1989 Renamed AGIOS NIKOLAOS
1995 Nicholas E Vernicos Salvage & Towage appointed managers
09/02/2017 Broken up
Comments: 1989: Also seen as AGHIOS NIKOLAOS
09/02/2017: Broken up at Aliaga by Ege Gemi Sokum San Ve Ticiret AS


Above photo as CASHEL courtesy of TugTalk

Above photo as CASHEL courtesy of TugTalk

Above photo as PORTGARTH courtesy of TugTalk

Above photo as PORTGARTH courtesy of TugTalk

Above photo as PORTGARTH courtesy of Ray Perry

Above photo as VERNICOS MARTHA courtesy of TugTalk

Above photo as VERNICOS MARTHA courtesy of TugTalk

Above photo as AGIOS NIKOLAOS copyright of Selim San at Aliaga