British Merchant berthing at the isle of Grain LNG terminal, Kent, UK in 2006. Employed by BP Shipping.
Vessel is 278.8m long, 136,208m3 capacity, GRT 93498, NRT 28049. Delivered 2003. Built SHI Korea.
Usual routes: Trinidad to USA, Europe, Carribean. Has been traded extensively on spot market.
Epitaph for the Hull fleet. The Albert Dock empty in April 2007, with just a Craig oil industry vessel and a HMR&C cutter Vigilant in the William Wright Dock. Our ships are all gone but do any foreigners still land there?
On 6th July 2005 nearest the quay, the beamer ABS PZ 203 built in 1960 on a Sputnik hull at Montrose and converted to beamtrawling during the late 1980's/1990's. Still operated by Stevensons of Newlyn. Alongside her is Jacqueline PZ 192 one of Stevensons remaining wooden hull sidewinders.
THE ex Brixham beamer Barentszee BM361 taking a break on 30th December 2006 at Plymouth with another downpoor just clearing - not a day for fishing! She is now operated by Robin Carter's Waterdance Ltd/ Ladram Bay Trawlers.Alongside her is Margaret of Ladram E88 , whilst to her stern are Joy Of Ladr
Interfish's Admiral Blake alongside at Plymouth on 30th December 2006 during stormy weather. Both of her sisters were also tied up for the break.This was the day after the tragic loss of two US sailors off a submarine in the sound during similiar conditions.