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Name Official number Flag IMO
HECLA    GBR  4902426 
Year built Date launched Date completed
1965  21/12/1964  08/09/1965 
Vessel type Vessel description
Naval Auxiliary Survey Ship  Steel Diesel-electric  
Builder Yard Yard no
Yarrow & Co. Ltd., Glasgow   2256 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
 /  / 2576/2880 disp 260 ft 0 in LOA  49 ft 0 in mld  25 ft 9 in mld  14 ft 9 in 
Engine builder Davey, Paxman & Co. Ltd., Colchester
Engine detail
Three Paxman Ventura 12cyl diesel generators
1 AEI electric motor, 2000 bhp 14kn 1-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
The Admiralty, London     
Other names
1997 BLIGH 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1/1997 Hanley Marine Services Ltd - mng Rossmarine Ltd, Blackrock, Ireland (VCT flag, reg Kingstown)
2003 Ventura Shipping 
Vessel history
Ordered 09/1963
5/1964 keel laid
9/9/1965 commissioned
1997 paid off
24/3/1997 sailed from Portsmouth. 
Remarks
Hecla-class survey ship - A.137
Hull sub-contracted to Blythswood Shipbuilding Co Ltd (Yard No 141) 
End year Fate / Status
2004  Broken Up 10/03/2004 
Disposal Detail
10/3/2004 arrived as Alang for demolition by Ashit Services 
 

 



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