Sunday, December 11, 2011


Quite some time since we've seen this big gal at Halifax. YVT had quite a bit to do during her extensive fitting-out here shortly after her build at Saint John (SJSL) back in the eighties.
She was origionally buily as BOW DRILL 3 for Husky-Bow Valley Offshore Drilling Ltd.
Photo caption from an earlier post:
Huskey-Bow Valley semi-submersible rig Bow Drill 3 at Halifax,Nova Scotia
January 31st 1984.
Built 1983 by Saint John Shipbuilding Limited,Saint John,New
Gross Tonnage:15,923 tons.
Since nenamed Maersk Vinlander
(1988-1998);Glomar Grand Banks (1998-2004);presently GSF Grand Banks.
Flag: Vanuatu
Callsign: YJUF7.

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