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Postby shipstamps » Fri Oct 10, 2008 4:36 pm

Built as a supply vessel by F.Y. North Wind, Seattle for Tidewater Quests Inc., New Orleans.
Launched under the name STRONG TIDE.
Tonnage 199 gross, 135 net, 556 dwt, dim. 132.3 x 33 x 10.4ft.
Powered by two 12-cyl. Caterpillar Oil engines, 1.530 bhp.
1964 Completed.

Used as a supply vessel in the Caribbean.
1980 Sold to Seafarer Boat Corp., USA. Not renamed.
Fitted out as a fishing vessel and sold to American Marine Corp., New Orleans and renamed EGABRAG III, spelled backward GARBAGE.
She was used as a research vessel.
Her name is wrongly spelled on the Palau stamp as EGABRAS III.
She was sold to an Alaskan fishermen, when? and renamed?

On Palau 1997 32c sg 1208, scott 453f

Marine News 1980/32. Watercraft Philately Vol. 44 page 82.
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Postby aukepalmhof » Sun Jan 05, 2020 6:03 am

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1993 Converted in a trawler 370 gt.

1996 Not sold to an Alaskan fisherman, but to Livon Investment Ltd, Petropavlovsk, Kamchatskiy, Soviet Union and renamed KAMCHADAL
2002 Transferred to OOO "Severo-Vostoch Kompaniya" in Petropavlovsk, Kamchatskiy, not renamed.

16 November 2003 lost, were not given.

More info on: viewtopic.php?f=2&t=5821&p=5817&hilit=egabrag+III#p5817

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Postby D. v. Nieuwenhuijzen » Mon Jan 06, 2020 7:52 pm

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Draft:2.66m. IMO.6423515.
Lost at 16-11-'03, at 56° 07.2 N. 162° 08.4 E. (Kamchatka)
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