M.T. Irvana (3) – FD141

Technical

Official Number: 341755
Yard Number: 543
IMO: 7122481
Completed: 1973
Gross: Tonnage 533
Net Tonnage: 178
Length: 137.8 ft
Breadth: 32.8 ft
Depth: 12.8 ft
Built: Grangemouth Dockyard Co Ltd
Engine: Oil engine (Type 12RKX) 4 stroke 12-cyl Vee 1901bhp/1398kW by Ruston Paxman Diesels Ltd, Newton-le-Willows – CP prop

History

19.10.1971: Launched by Grangemouth Dockyard Co Ltd, Grangemouth (Yd.No.543) for J. Marr & Son Ltd, Fleetwood as IRVANA.
3.1972: Completed. Registered at Fleetwood (FD141).
1982: Transferred to Hull.
1.1985: Sold in an en bloc deal along with GAVINA (FD126) and LUNEDA (FD134) to CAM Shipping Co Ltd, Hull (Claridge/Associated/Marr). Fleetwood fishing registry closed. Converted to offshore platform standby safety role – remeasured. Renamed CAM RETRIEVER.
1985: Re-measured 594gt, 178nt, 324dw.
1990: Owners restyled CAM Standby Ltd.
1995: CAM fleet sold to Viking Standby Ltd, Montrose, owner became Viking Standby 3 Ltd. Renamed VIKING RETRIEVER.
11.2005: Sold for demolition in Denmark.

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M.T. Irvana FD141

M.T. Irvana FD141
Picture courtesy of The JJ Collection

M.T. Irvana FD141

M.T. Irvana FD141
Picture courtesy of Peter Hearn

M.T. Irvana FD141

M.T. Irvana FD141

M.T. Irvana FD141

M.T. Irvana FD141

Changelog
21/09/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.