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Cape Hood - IMO 7401007

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Photographer:Glenn Towler [View profile]Title:Cape HoodAdded:Oct 12, 2006
Location:Port Huon, Australia
Photo Category: Fishing vessel loa 70ft/21m and over
Seen here laid up at Port Huon south of Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.

This stern trawler has been working out of Hobart for a number of year until 2002.  When she had a major mechanical failure.  Work was started on striping her for repair and the damage caused by the failure was so extrime the more they striped the bigger the repair bill become, it was decided that it was  uneconomicle to repair.  Striping work has been patily completed in preparation to using it as storage unit or scarp her.  12/10/06 the latest is that a proposal has been put in for her be anchored permanatley off on of the Aquacultre farms as a shelter/workplatform..

Arrived at Chittagong 30/05/08 and beached 12/06/08
Vessel Identification
Name:Cape Hood
Technical Data
Vessel type:Trawler
Gross tonnage:688 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1975
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Clarence Vautier on Dec 13, 2010 04:07 (5 years ago)
Thanks for the info, I am trying to track what happen to all the trawlers that was in Canada.She came from my area in Canada. Is there any photos of her on the beach.
Matt Ruscher on Apr 04, 2005 21:33 (11 years ago)
nice pic, little bright but not bad glen, nice illustration included as well
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