M.T. Gavina (3) – FD126

Technical

Official Number: 341750
IMO: 7044081
Yard Number: 317
Completed: 1971
Gross Tonnage: 532
Net Tonnage: 180
Length: 137′ 1″
Breadth: 32′ 1″
Depth: 12′ 1″
Built: Clelands Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Wallsend
Engine: Ruston by English Electric Ltd, Newton le Willows (the old Vulcan Foundry) – 1417kW/1900bhp
Built: Clelands Ltd, Wallsend
Speed: 13 knots

History

1971: Built by Clelands Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Wallsend for J. Marr & Sons, Fleetwood, as the first of a highly successful class of wet fish stern trawler. Registered at Fleetwood (FD126).
1982: Transferred to Hull (H24).
1985: Sold to Cam Shipping Co, Lowestoft as safety standby vessel CAM SEARCHER.
1995: Still in service.

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M.T. Gavina FD126

M.T. Gavina FD126
Picture courtesy of Peter Hearn

M.T. Gavina FD126

M.T. Gavina FD126
Picture courtesy of Fred Baker

M.T. Gavina FD126

M.T. Gavina FD126
Picture courtesy of Barry Colby

M.T. Gavina FD126

M.T. Gavina FD126
Picture courtesy of David Slinger

Changelog
03/10/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.