SEA LAUNCH COMMANDER - IMO 9133812
|Photographer:||Paul Strathdee [View profile]||Title:||SEA LAUNCH COMMANDER||Added:||Sep 12, 2006|
|Location:||Glasgow, United Kingdom|
||Ships Under Construction|
|I was very pleased to come across the shot of her at Vancouver for drydocking; she was one of the most technically advanced vessels built on the Clyde for many years and really went totally unsung.
She was built at the Govan shipyard in Glasgow under the auspices at that time of the Kvaerner Group and was to be a Command Ship for the Boeing SeaLaunch Project in which she transported rockets to a launch site in the Pacific (a converted oil platform) and acted as Command Centre for the subsequent launch of the rocket.
This shot was taken in 1996 as construction went ahead for eventual launch in December of that year.
|Vessel type:||Ro-ro Cargo|
|Gross tonnage:||50,023 tons|
|Summer DWT:||10,430 tons|
|Last known position:|
|33°44’43.28” N, 118°13’27.54” W|
|Speed, course (heading):|
|0kts, 53° (10°)|
|Arrival:||3rd Jun 2018|
|53 seconds ago|
|Source:||AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)|
|2018 June 3rd, 20:00:58 UTC||Long Beach|
|2018 June 3rd, 20:00:27 UTC||Long Beach|
|2017 June 3rd, 20:00:06 UTC||Long Beach|
|2015 June 3rd, 20:00:41 UTC||Long Beach|
|2014 May 24th, 13:00:32 UTC||Equator|
|2014 February 8th, 20:00:04 UTC||Long Beach|
|2014 January 24th, 17:00:18 UTC||Long Beach Sea Trial|
|2012 October 3rd, 13:00:17 UTC||Long Beach|
|2012 February 19th, 16:00:10 UTC||Vancouver||
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