Monday, 25 October 2010


One of the many vessels that accompanied HMS ASTUTE on her passage to the Clyde from Skye was the anchor-handing tug TOISA DARING, which had been summoned from Aberdeen for the job. TOISA DARING, seen on her way back to Aberdeen afterwards, was built in China in 2007 for Sealion Shipping. She is registered is Nassau, and has a bollard pull of 150 tonnes, an overall length of 69.6 metres and a deadweight of 2,298 tonnes.