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Name: SIR ERIC SHARP
Type: Cable Ship
Launched: 25/10/1988
Completed: 22/03/1989
Builder: Swan Hunter Shipbuilders Ltd
Yard: Wallsend Yard
Yard Number: 128
Dimensions: 6141grt, 1482nrt, 3523dwt, 115.6 x 18.3 x 6.3(draft) metres
Engines: 2 x Oil engines, 4SA, 12cyl (254 x 305mm) + electric motors, 5980bhp
Engines by: Ruston Diesels Ltd, Newton-le-Willows
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 13.5knots
Reg Number: 715301; (IMO: 8710871)
History:
03/1989 Cable & Wireless PLC, Hamilton, Bermuda
08/2005 IT International Telcom Marine, Kirkland, Quebec; renamed IT INTREPID
No later history known
Comments: 2014: In service with above owners


Above photo, dated 26/09/1988, is copyright of Michael Green

Above launch photo is copyright of Dennis Maccoy

Above launch photo is copyright of Dennis Maccoy

Above launch photo is copyright of Dennis Maccoy

Above launch photo is copyright of Dennis Maccoy

From across the river. Above launch photo is copyright of Michael Green

Above launch photo is copyright of Michael Green

Above launch photo is copyright of Michael Green

Above: Fitting out at Wallsend. Photo is copyright of Paul Strathdee

Above: SIR ERIC SHARP on trials. Photo is courtesy of Paul Strathdee

Above photo as SIR ERIC SHARP, dated 10/04/1989, is copyright of Michael Green

Above photo as SIR ERIC SHARP is copyright of Doug Rowland

Above photo as SIR ERIC SHARP, dated 20/02/1997, is copyright of Michael Green

Above photo as SIR ERIC SHARP is copyright of the Webmaster

Above photo as IT INTREPID is copyright of K Watson

Above photo as IT INTREPID is copyright of K Watson