Photos by W. John Soanes
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Entering pierheads at Lowestoft following departure with Fugro Jack-Up Barge Aran250
The new extended hull version
Daughter Craft heading out to Mother Ship prior to commencing contract at Southern North Sea, Chiswick Gas Field
Heading up River Yare for bunkers
Now converted to Walk to Work vessel Koenigsborg moving berth to prepare for her first Southern North Sea Gas Fields contracts
Entering Mutfod Lock at Oulton Broad to pass into Lake Lothing and proceed to sea for her first offshore trials.
Leaving Lowestoft,UK following Drydocking at SMS. Under tow of Tug Kingston, assisted by Tug Sandsfoot Castle heading for Harwich.
Returning from first sea trials off Lowestoft
Seen at Alicat on the River Yare, Great Yarmouth, UK, In process of being readied for service as JLD Lewis in the French Offshore Windfarm Industry. She regularly operated out of the port from new as Marineco Shamal.
Surfing into the Port of Lowestoft to take shelter from Storm Barra.
Seen here with her original name Wikingborg on a visit to Great Yarmouth in 2010
First sighting with new Name and Fishing Number
A very good pair of binnoculars would be required to read this name at sea
First sighting at Lowestoft, leaving to work on Eaast Anglia 1 Windfarm
Arriving at Lowestoft,UK for first time in dull,rainy conditions, to take on bunkers.
Arriving at Mutford Lock, Oulton Broad on passage to Lake Lothing and onward to North sea for sea trials
Arriving at Lowestoft for the first time in her new colours of Boston Putford Offshore Safety, to operate as a Multi Role ERRV in the Southern North Sea Gas Fields.
Returning to port with workers from Scroby Windfarm
Leaving Lowestoft, stern first, bound for Aberdeen. Clearly showing name change from Seacoco to Seacor and removal of Seacor S rebranded as Seacor Marine
Moored in River Yare at Alicat Workboats facility.
Taken at ABP Haven Marina on a serene morning, perfect for photography, as she awaits a trip north at the weekend.
All these years later, she arrives at my home town of Lowestoft
Sea Fox, renamed and registered Exeter, leaving her former home port Great Yarmouth under new ownership
Moored in river Yare at Alicat following rebranding.