HMCC VIGILANT seen here alongside Western Quay, North Shields on 20th February 2009 - photographed from North Shields Fishquay.
She is is a state of the art anti-smuggling vessel built at a cost of £4.5 million.
Built: 2003-04 Scheepswerf Made B.V. - Made (Hull) Yard/hull No.: (549854)
2003-04 B.V. Scheepswerf Damen - Gorinchem Yard/hull No.: 549854
Hull Material:Steel; Hull Connections:Welded; Decks:1 dk
Length Overall 42.800
Length (BP) 38.500
Breadth Extreme 7.110
Breadth Moulded 6.800
Formula Deadweight 435
2 oil engines with clutches, flexible couplings & single reduction reverse geared to screw shafts driving 2 CP propellers at 531 rpm
Total Power: Mcr 4,176kW (5,678hp), Csr 3,450kW (4,690hp)
Service Speed: 25.00kts