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Yard No. 1200

Yard Number 1200 was named IOLAIR when launched on Monday 06/04/1981 by Scott Lithgow Offshore Port Glasgow for BP Oil/British National Oil Corporation

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1982
Ship Type: Semi Submersible Support Vessel
Tonnage: 11020grt (15765gt, 4746nt)
Length: 97.54m
Breadth: 76.50m

Owner History:
BP Oil/British National Oil Corporation
1982 Reading & Bates Drilling Co, Houma LA
1997 R&B Falcon Drilling Co Inc, Houma LA
2001 Exeter Marine Ltd, Bahamas (mng Navigare International Inc, Metairie LA)

Her main engines were built by Harland and Wolff Ltd, Belfast , she was powered by Diesel-electric 6 x M16cy driving 6 generators each 3400kW .... 4 x electric motors of 3000shp each, driving 2 propellers.... MAN-Harland & Wolff 18ASV25/30

She is still active as of 2007

Additional Information:
Previous update by Stuart Cameron
Photo supplied by Stuart Cameron
Previous update by Paul Strathdee
Previous update by Bruce Biddulph
Photo supplied by John Forsyth
Additional data by Bruce Biddulph