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Photographer:John F Cooper [View profile]Title:MermaidAdded:Jun 22, 2005
Photo Category: Buoy/Lighthouse Maintenance Vessels & Lightships
The Mermiad is towing a Buoy, this I can only presume is from the NAB which is about 10kts east of the Isle of Wight (sometimes referred to as NAB Tower). It is a holding ground for vessels arriving at Southampton. This Buoy is being towed into Felixstowe for repair.
Vessel Identification
Name:Ocean Observer
Former name(s):
- Mermaid (Until 2007 Nov)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Research/survey Vessel
Gross tonnage:2,820 tons
Summer DWT:1,598 tons
Length:80 m
Beam:14 m
Draught:5.1 m

Additional Information
Home port:Lowestoft
Class society:Germanischer Lloyd
Build year:1987
AIS Information
Last known position:
16°7’0.34” N, 16°31’51.2” W
Speed, course (heading):
4.1kts, 1° (175°)
Location:Survey Site Dakar
Arrival:14th Jul 2017
08:00:20 UTC
Last update:
1 month 5 days ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2017 December 19th, 12:30:41 UTCSingapore
2017 July 14th, 08:00:20 UTCSurvey Site Dakar
2017 July 2nd, 08:00:14 UTCLas Palmas
2017 April 18th, 12:30:06 UTCCape Town
2016 November 15th, 20:00:25 UTCHull
2016 April 15th, 12:00:51 UTCFalmouth
2016 April 15th, 09:00:57 UTCSurvey Equip Trials1
2016 April 13th, 14:00:53 UTCGt Yarmouth
2016 March 13th, 14:00:55 UTCMiddlesborough
2016 March 2nd, 11:45:08 UTCHull
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