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St Georges - IMO 5359999

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Photographer:Steve Farrow [View profile]Title:St GeorgesAdded:Jan 14, 2006
Captured:IMO:5359999Hits:3,406
Photo Category: Fishing vessel loa 70ft/21m and over
Description:
Trawler St GEORGES being towed out of Lowestoft for the last time. She was to be used in a James Bond film and blown up.(Live and let die?)
Vessel Identification
Name:St.georges
IMO:5359999
Technical Data
Vessel type:Trawler
Gross tonnage:343 tons

Additional Information
Status:Dead
Build year:1946
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (4)

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Rogério Cordeiro on Jul 11, 2008 16:54 (10 years ago)
I´m not sure about James Bond´s film, but I know that this trawler exists in plastic kit model, the REVELL produce the same model in scale!
Great photo... :-D
Kees Boer on Jan 05, 2008 06:24 (10 years ago)
Yes, that was correct. It was For Your Eyes Only, filmed in 1981.

BTW, talking about Bond. Did you realize that in every Bond film, there is at least one ship or boat?

Kees
Romain López on Jan 17, 2006 15:25 (12 years ago)
Nice photo of [i]St Georges[/i] LT 402, built in 1946 by Cook, Welton and Gammell as [i]Thorina[/i] H 318, for Thornton Trawlers Ltd. (J. Marr & Son). In 1947, she was sold to Holland for the company NV Visserijonderneming DE VEM and registered in Ijmuiden as YM 33. In 1964, she was sold to Claridge Trawlers and renammed [i]St Georges[/i] LT 402. She left Lowestoft on 7th june 1984 for the shipbrokers

Length : 45.41 m
Width : 7.82 m
Depth : 3.86 m

- Thanks to Hylke for precisions about the vessel history -

:idea: Have a look at: http://www.shipdata.nl/UK/index.php?mode=shipthumb&Schip=1404

I really love those photos of old friendly-looking hulls, because they have witnessed or protaganized many sea stories...and also because they kept a more human dimension than a great majority of european modern trawlers. Thanks for posting!

Best Regards,
Romain López.
Dave Payne on Jan 14, 2006 21:42 (12 years ago)
I'm sorry to correct you, but the film was FOR YOUR EYES ONLY. NABD
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