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Photo Details
Photographer:Sydney Sinclair [View profile]Title:COMMUNICATORAdded:Nov 12, 2006
Captured:May 30, 2006IMO:5351923Hits:1,379
Photo Category: Special Purpose Ships
Ex Gardline Seeker seen in St Margarets Hope Orkney on 30.05.06
Vessel Identification
Former name(s):
- Albatross (Until 2003 Oct)
- Communicator (Until 1993 Apr)
- Charterer (Until 1976)
- Tananger (Until 1973)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Radio Ship
Gross tonnage:489 tons
Summer DWT:575 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1954
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (3)

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Sydney Sinclair on Mar 02, 2008 22:53 (10 years ago)
Bit rough looking now
Phil English on Jun 08, 2006 15:03 (12 years ago)
Amazing! What a co-incidence that this photo should appear so soon after I posted my 1981 shot of her as Gardline Seeker.

I had no idea she was still afloat, though she does look a bit worse for wear.

Great photo.

Arne Jürgens on Jun 07, 2006 22:56 (12 years ago)
Some info about her:
1954 Abeking & Rasmussen,Lemwerder/4901 Freighter 489
TANANGER-73, Det Stavengerske DS, Nor; Charterer-76; Gardline Seeker-83, Gardline Sh Ltd, Lowestoft, Gb; Communicator-93, U. in Hon; Albatross-, Old Court Sh Corp

Just have a look at this link, too:

rgds AJ
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