Re: Nigerian Marine Department 1886 - 1920
Posted by: Andreas von Mach
Date: August 01, 2008 04:38AM
"Tha African Wars 1914-1916"
IVY - armed 1-12pdr 2-3pdr fitted for minesweeping
Vigilant and Vampire - steam launches armed 1x 3pdr 1-Maxim
Balbus and Walrus -steam tugs fitted for minesweeping
Alligator and Crocodile - motor launches fitted for minesweeping
Porpoise (paddle) Remus(screw) tugs 1x 3pdr fitted with steel plate protection
p.132 monitors against Duala
MOLE large dredger 1-6in
steel lighter 1-6in renamed DREADNOUGHT
tug BALBUS was grounded and had to be abandoned on 8th October.
Ferguson Bros., Pt. Glasgow built for South Nigerian Government
S.B.I.(1905 #162) Barge 100grt 90x21x5ft6in Twin Screw 300ihp
MOLE (L. 22.6.1909 #187) Grab Hopper Dredger for Lagos Harbour 110x24x10ft Twin Screw 400ihp ON132303
BALBUS ex APAPA (19.05.1908 #179) 91grt Tug for Lagos Harbour 90x18x9ft Twin Screw 450ihp ON64938
Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 08/01/2008 04:56AM by Andreas von Mach.