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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:4.8 m

Additional Information
Home port:Lowestoft
Class society:Germanischer Lloyd
Build year:1987
AIS Information
Last known position:
52°30’5.29” N, 1°55’13.31” E
Speed, course (heading):
8.1kts, 49° (163°)
Arrival:25th Nov 2017
12:00:07 UTC
Last update:
12 days 19 hours ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2017 December 19th, 12:30:41 UTCSingapore
2017 November 25th, 12:00:07 UTCLowestoft
2017 November 24th, 04:00:19 UTCUnderwater Operation
2017 November 2nd, 06:30:15 UTCLowestoft
2017 October 14th, 15:30:30 UTCLowestoft Anchorage
2017 October 11th, 12:00:12 UTCLowestoft
2017 September 21st, 11:30:15 UTCGibraltar Anch.
2017 September 12th, 17:00:37 UTCGibraltar
2017 September 3rd, 21:00:44 UTCLas Palmas
2017 July 14th, 08:00:20 UTCSurvey Site Dakar
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