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odysseus1980
Post subject: Unknown British built Napier Deltic powered high speed vesselPosted: July 19th, 2018, 5:36 am
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https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-high- ... 30507.html

Does anyone has info for above vessel? All I know is that saying in Alamy webpage and that she was built by Thornycroft in 1960.


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Post subject: Re: Unknown British built Napier Deltic powered high speed vesselPosted: July 19th, 2018, 6:22 am
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The layout of the guardrails would indicate that's its possibly a Pilot Boat

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Post subject: Re: Unknown British built Napier Deltic powered high speed vesselPosted: July 19th, 2018, 1:19 pm
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They are passenger ship for Shell Venezuela, I belive they was used to transport crew around, basically a water Bus

https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo/shell ... zuela.html


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Post subject: Re: Unknown British built Napier Deltic powered high speed vesselPosted: July 19th, 2018, 8:07 pm
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They were actually crew boats for Shell oil platforms in Maracaibo gulf. Any info for their specifications?


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Post subject: Re: Unknown British built Napier Deltic powered high speed vesselPosted: July 20th, 2018, 7:52 am
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More images of the PL3 can be found here:
https://vads.ac.uk/results.php?page=3&c ... E=1&rpp=60
https://archives.imeche.org/archive/eng ... ine-napier

It seems to be a well-photographed vessel, obviously the Napier publicity department went all out. The PL3 was built by John I Thornycroft Ltd.

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Post subject: Re: Unknown British built Napier Deltic powered high speed vesselPosted: July 20th, 2018, 12:30 pm
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I have all her photos, any info about length, beam, displacement etc?


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