Tender Clipper
1974 Multipurpose supply/ Firefighting Standby &              Rescue Vessel

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Photo: Ken Turrell

Buildingyard: Ulstein Hatlo A/S, Ulsteinvik/ Norway

Built year: 1974

Yard no: 126

 

Tonnage 1974-1978 : GRT: 1376/ NET: 670/ TDW: 2667

Tonnage 1978- on    : GRT: 1562/ NET: 812/ TDW: 2667

Dims : LOA: 81,08/ BR: 18,04/ DR: 4,026

Machinery: Two 6-cyl by Atlas MaK Maschinenbau GmbH., Kiel

BHP: 4000

Speed: 14,00knots

06.04.1974: Launched as TENDER CLIPPER for Wilhelmsen Offshore Services (Wilh. Wilhelmsen), Oslo/ Tønsberg

19.06.1974: Completed. Price paid: NOK 24.330.000,00

00.00.1978: Converted into Firefighting Rescue and Standby Rescue Vessel by Kristiansands Mek. Verksted A/S

17.12.1986: Sold to K/S Far Venture A/S (Sverre Farstad & Co.), Ålesund. Renamed FAR CLIPPER

00.00.1987: Sold to Edison Chouest Boat Rentals, USA. Renamed CORY CHOUEST

00.00.1988: Transferred to Alpha Marine Services Inc., (Edison Chouest Offshore LLC., USA), Bahamas. Longterm contract to US Navy MSC

00.00.2016: Reg owner: National Save the Sea Turtle. No namechange

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