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RNLB Osier 17-34

RNLB Osier 17-34

Fyne Spirit and RNLB Osier 17-34 seen here together in Buckie Harbour (Scotland) on 28th July 2008.

Fyne Spirit - this is the former Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service (RMAS) Cockchafer A230. COCKCHAFER was built in 1973 and ended her career with the RMAS at Faslane in 2001. Now converted into a local Day Cruise Ship. IMO 4500163.
Call Sign : LXSV
Gross tonnage : 345
Type of ship : Passenger (Cruise) Ship
Year of build : 1973
Flag : Luxemburg

RNLB Osier 17-34 - She is a relief Lifeboat, i.e. used to cover lifeboats that are out of commission.

Category: All-weather
Introduced: 1995
Length: 17m
Range: 250 nautical miles
Speed: 25 knots
Weight: 41 tonnes
Crew: 6
Construction: Fibre reinforced composite
Launch type: Moored afloat

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