This is a Model Slipway kit of a series of 3 tugs built in 1976.
In 1977 she struck a submerged object and sank but was subsequently salvaged. Last known Lloyds record was in 2002 being operated by Grandi Lavori – Fincosit S.p.a. Genova.
Al Khubar 1 was destroyed in 1990 in the Iraq/Kuwait conflict.
Al Khubar 3 is still operating, having been convered to tug/dredger working under the name of Flat Holm. (Motor: Torpedo 500) (9/10)