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Venturer

In Gibraltar on the 16th July.

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Built by Cubow Ltd of Woolwich (yard no: 674), for Small & Co Ltd of Lowestoft as Suffolk Harvester LT175. She was completed in December 1972.
She had a length of 120ft 2in and a beam of 29ft 4in. Her gross tonnage was 392 tons. She was powered by a 1,000bhp Mirrlees Blackstone 4 stroke 8 cylinder diesel.
In 1979, she was chartered by the Royal Navy for use as a minesweeper. For this role she became HMS Venturer M08.
In 1984, she was returned to Small & Co, and was once again called Suffolk Harvester. She was then converted into a stand by vessel.
In 1989, she was sold to Britannia Marine of Lowestoft. She was then renamed Britannia Harvester. In 2005, she was sold to Vroon Offshore Services, who renamed her VOS Harvester.
In 2009, she was sold to Boston Putford Offshore Services Ltd. She was then renamed BPOS Harvester.
She continued to operate as a stand by vessel up until 2020. She was then converted into a motor yacht and renamed Venturer.
IMO: 7210848.
 

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