M.T. Gavina (3) – FD126

Additional information courtesy of David Slinger
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.
1985: Sold to Cam Shipping Co, Lowestoft as safety standby vessel CAM SEARCHER.

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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 David Slinger

M.V. Cam Searcher

M.V. Cam Searcher
Picture courtesy of The Frank Pook Collection

Changelog
03/10/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.
16/06/2017: Removed FMHT watermarks and added an image.
19/08/2017: Updated and corrected information.