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Ice Maiden returns

....due to the shallowness of the river and the bad weather off the mouth of the river at the time, the semi-submersible Fjord had to sail to Rotterdam to 'float off' Ice Maiden 1, seen here returning through the mist - 2nd June 2008

Ice Maiden returns
With Svitzer tugs at the Groyne - inward bound to A & P Tyne - 2nd June 2008
ICE MAIDEN I - formerly the MV Paardeberg, a 14,000- tonne Russian Class AAA icebreaker/tank carrier. She was to be converted at A & P Tyne at Hebburn into the only single hull accommodation vessel to be built in 25 years. However, the owners went into liquidation and the vessel remained at A&P Tyne and after a long period standing idle it was finally dismantled in the dry dock at the former Neptune Yard at Walker in 2014.
Ice Maiden 2009
Forlorn and unwanted - Ice Maiden is moored at the former Neptune Yard at Walker - May 2009
Ice Maiden in dock
The final outcome - in dock prior to scrapping 2013 (Mike Newby)
Ice Maiden almost gone.
Almost there - January 2014
And finally a photo from Mike Newby of happier days when she was Replenishment Vessel A302 'OUTENIQUA' in the South African Navy
In her prime