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Clione1

British Government Fisheries Research vessel Clione off her home port of Lowestoft.

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Hi Terry,
RV CLIONE LT421.Fishery research vessel owned by MAFF and operated from Lowestoft.
Built 1961 by Cochranes,Selby.139 feet long and gross tonnage of 495.
Renamed Putford Petrel in 1988 when sold to Putford Enterprises Ltd.,and converted to safety standby vessel.Scrapped a few years back in Holland.
Excellent sea ship,she was based on similar lines to the Ross Tiger class of vessels fishing from Grimsby.
I was in her for ten years before transferring to her replacement RV Corystes at shipyard on Upper Clyde.
Bob.
 

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