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Name: MAGNET
Type: Degaussing Tender
Keel: 03/11/1978
Launched: 12/07/1979
Completed: 15/11/1979
Builder: Clelands Shipbuilders Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 344
Dimensions: 950grt, 50.0 x 11.4 x 3.0(draft)metres
Engines: 2 x Oil engines & electric drives, ESL-6-MGR type, 1650hp
Engines by: Mirrlees-Blackstone, Stamford
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 12.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: None
History:
15/11/1979 Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service
12/1998 Gardline Marine Services, Great Yarmouth; renamed SEA SURVEYOR
Comments: Allocated pennant number A114
2013: Still in service


Above photo as MAGNET copyright of Ken Lubi

Above photo as SEA SURVEYOR copyright of Stan Laundon

Above photo as SEA SURVEYOR copyright of Richard Paton