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Name Official number Flag IMO
DUNTER  728695  GBR  9114957 
Year built Date launched Date completed
1996  25/10/1995  06/1996 
Vessel type Vessel description
Tug   Steel Motor Vessel  
Builder Yard Yard no
Ferguson Shipbuilders Ltd., Port Glasgow   610 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
797 grt / 239 nrt / 322 dwt 38.37 m oa  13.92 m ext  3.53 m  5.50 m 
Engine builder Caterpillar Inc., Peoria, Illinois
Engine detail
Two, 6-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (280 x 300mm) turbo-charged 3606TA type oil engines manufactured by Caterpillar Diesel Inc., Peroria, Illinois,geared to twin Voith-Schneider type multi-directional propellers. 5,440 bhp. 55 tons bollard pull ahead and 51 tons astern. 13½ kts. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Shetland Towage Ltd., Shetland.      
Other names
Subsequent owner and registration history
09/02/2006 Shetland Islands Towage Operations Ltd. 
Vessel history
24/04/1995 Keel laid  
Shetland Towage Ltd. was Incorporated 14th February 1975 – Scottish Company Registered No. SC 57193.

It was owned by Cory Ship Towage Ltd., London (25%): Clyde Shipping Co. Ltd. , Glasgow (25%) & Shetland Island Council (50%).

July 1998: Both Clyde Shipping and Cory Towage sold their 25% holdings to the Shetland Islands Charitable Trust that had also acquired the other 50% thus severing the association.

10.8.2012: Dissolved
End year Fate / Status
  In Service  
Disposal Detail


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