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Name: GAVINA
Type: Fishing Vessel
Launched: 14/01/1971
Completed: 01/04/1971
Builder: Clelands Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 317
Dimensions: 532grt, 180nrt, 324dwt, 137.1 x 32.1 x 12.9ft
Engines: Oil engine, 4SA, 12cyl (254 x 305mm), 1900bhp
Engines by: English Electric Diesels Ltd, Newton-le-Willows
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 341750
History:
04/1971 J Marr & Son Ltd, Fleetwood
1984 CAM Shipping Co Ltd, Fleetwood; renamed CAM SEARCHER
1996 Viking Standby 3 Ltd (BUE Viking Ltd), Montrose
1996 Renamed VIKING SEARCHER
09/2005 Broken up
Comments: 1971: Allocated fishing registration number FD126
1982: Transferred to Hull
1984: Converted to a standby safety vessel
09/2005: Broken up at Esbjerg


Above photos as GAVINA