Entreprenant (1965)

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Entreprenant in Dunkirk Port Museum
Entreprenant in Dunkirk Port Museum
History
France
Name: Entreprenant
Owner:
  • previously Abeilles International
  • Dunkirk Port Museum
Builder: Ziegler Frères, Dunkirk
Homeport: Dunkirk, France
Identification:
Fate: Museum ship in Dunkirk
Status: Undergoing restoration
General characteristics
Type: Port Tug
Tonnage: 207 GT
Length: 32.30 m (106.0 ft)
Beam: 8.0 m (26.2 ft)
Draught: 4.5 m (15 ft)
Speed: 13 knots (24 km/h; 15 mph)
Crew: 5
Notes: Bollard pull: 25.0 tons

The Entreprenant was a port tug built in 1965, she is now undergoing restoration as a floating exhibit in Dunkirk Port Museum.

History[edit]

Entreprenant and her sister, Audacieux were built in 1965 by Ziegler Frères, Dunkirk.

After more than 40 years service, mainly in Dunkirk, Entreprenant was decommissioned and given to the Port Museum, she will be restored and then opened to visitors as part of the floating museum.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Entreprenant - 6519338 - Tug". Maritime Connector. Retrieved 22 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Entreprenant - IMO 6519338". Ship Spotting. Retrieved 22 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "Tug Entreprenant". MarMuCommerce. Retrieved 22 July 2012.