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Photographer:Ken Smith [View profile]Title:IXPLORERAdded:Mar 15, 2006
Photo Category: Research and Survey Vessels
IXPLORER 328-1958 French Research Vessel
IMO 8423909
Inbound for the Royal Docks passing Gravesend Mar 15th 2006
Vessel Identification
Former name(s):
- Geosund (Until 2005 Mar)
- Sjomaaleren (Until 2002 Feb 11)
- Sjomaleren (Until 2001)
- Geofjord (Until 1995 Jan)
- Ambassador Bay (Until 1983 Jan)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Research/survey Vessel
Gross tonnage:299 tons
Length:37 m
Beam:8 m
Draught:4.5 m

Additional Information
Build year:1958
AIS Information
Last known position:
58°20’22.01” N, 8°35’47.63” E
Speed, course (heading):
0kts, 208° (327°)
Arrival:22nd Nov 2018
19:00:26 UTC
Last update:
14 seconds ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2018 November 22nd, 19:00:58 UTCGrimstadbs8
2018 November 22nd, 19:00:26 UTCGrimstad
2018 November 22nd, 19:00:04 UTCGrimstad
2017 October 2nd, 09:00:33 UTCGrimstad
2017 May 24th, 15:00:16 UTCHarosund
2017 May 13th, 21:30:57 UTCAlesund
2017 April 26th, 16:40:41 UTCGrimstad
2017 March 19th, 08:49:28 UTCHirtshals
2017 January 29th, 19:00:28 UTCStrandby
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Photo Comments (2)

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Ken Smith on Mar 17, 2006 08:53 (12 years ago)
Hi Derek,
Thanks for that, I couldn't quite make out what she was as she was coming up the river, only found out when I got home.
As you say, an interesting little ship, the Thames is full of surprises.

Regards Ken
DEREK SANDS on Mar 16, 2006 20:07 (12 years ago)
A lovely shot of an interesting little ship.
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