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Photographer:Paul Dashwood [View profile]Title:RSC MICHAEL MURPHY VC Y01Added:Aug 12, 2010
Location:Akrotiri, Cyprus
Photo Category: Ship's engine rooms
Range Safety Craft Michael Murphy VC. Akrotiri, Cyprus 1985.

Michael Murphy VC was one of two 24 metre Honour Class boats built by James & Stone Ltd, Brightlingsea, Essex, the other being the Alfred Herring VC. They were based on the RAF Spitfire Class Rescue Target Towing Launches. Michael Murphy VC (1983) was later renamed Falconet; Alfred Herring VC (1978) was renamed Petard.
LOA; 24.17m
Breadth; 5.5m
GRT; 70.10 tonnes
Engines; 2 Paxman 8YJCM, 1000 BHP each
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Pennant no.:Y01
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julie sutton on Dec 10, 2011 11:42 (7 years ago)
this is my great great granddad Michael Murphy V.C
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