View Full Version : Satellite tracking ship in Funchal today...ID anyone?
4th February 2010, 09:16
Caught this ship on the webcams at Funchal behind MSC Fantasia.
Anyone have any idea what her name is, please?
I assume by the dishes on her that she is some sort of satellite tracking ship?
4th February 2010, 09:45
Fairly sure I saw this ship docked in Davao about two years ago. I wondered what she was too Shamrock. I couldnt get passed security to look close enough though.
4th February 2010, 10:48
It would appear it could be one of the Yuanwang ships see HERE (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yuan_Wang_class_tracking_ship)
4th February 2010, 10:49
Vessel is French Naval vessel 'Monge', pennant number A601. She is described as a Measure and Test vessel - capable of many functions including tracking, communication, research.
4th February 2010, 10:56
Cheers guys (Thumb)
I can now update my post on the cruise site's Madeira webcam thread.
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