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retourtugboat Président Brouard

Saint-Malo (?) - Source World Ship Society
Saint-Malo (?)
Source World Ship Society

 Flag France 
 Length21.87 m 
 Breadth5.49 m
 Draught1.83 m 
 Gross Tonnage54 t 
 Speed8.5 knt 
 Year of build1944 
 ShipyardRichard Dunston (Thorne - GB) 

The tug Président Brouard was build in England in 1944 as a part of a 180 tugs program, called TID (for Tug Inshore Dock). As ten other TID tug, she was given to France at the end of 1945 and was then managed by the Chamber of Commerce of St-Malo.

Her name comes from Eugène Brouard died in 1944, who was president of the Chamber of Commerce of Saint-Malo, mayor of Saint-Servan.

Sold to Canada in 1965 as President Breward, she could be still in service in Greece.


Constr.: 1944 / 54 grt / 21,87 m x 5,49 m / TE 1,836 m / 220 cv / 8,5 nd
31/03/1944 - Launch by Richard Dunston, in Thorne (GB), as TID 78
05/1944 - Deliver to Ministère of War Transport
12/1945 - Transfered to French Gouvernment and renamed PRESIDENT BROUARD
1965 - Become canadian PRESIDENT BREWARD, at Sirespa Building Co
1966 - Sold to Alexandra Towing Co Ltd and renamed OWER (port of registry Liverpool). Transformed from coke heating to motor.
1978 - Sold for demolition ...
1981 - Become greek THEODOROS V, to Vamvakaris D
19?? - Become AETOS (Pirea) at Tugboats Chatzigabriel Maritime Co
2008 - Seems to be still in service ...

Last update : 2010-05-22