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GENERAL
Built By Aktien-Gesellschaft Weser - 1960
Location Seebeckwerft, Weser, Bremmerhaven
Gross Tonnage 980 Tonnes
O.A.L 71m
Beam (Width) 10.3m
Draft 6m
Previous Owner (1) Diving Support Vessel - 1979-1981 - [Registration GY718]
Previous Owner (2) Ross Fisheries - 1963-1979 - [Registration GY718]
Previous Owner (3) Isbjörninn - 1960-1963 - [Registration RE1]
Current Occupant Radio Caroline - Since 1981
Classification Originally built as a side trawler now classified as a Hulk
Location River Blackwater, Essex, UK
Registration (Caroline) Registered in Panama 23rd September 1981 - Reg : 9625-POXT
Call Sign HP-4344


TECHNICAL SPECS - [ FREYR BUILD ]
Main Engine Werkspoor 10 Cylinder Dual Turbo 2400hp Engine
Maximum Speed 22 Knots
Propulsion Escher Weiss Vari-Pitch Propeller | Vulkan Hydraulic Coupling
Main Generators 2 x Deutz AG Generators - 120kVA 6 Cylinder 220v DC
Aux Generator (1) MWM 'Harbour' Generator - 35kVA 3 Cylinder 220v DC
Aux Generator (2) Shaft Generator - 250kVA / 440v DC | 120kVA / 220v DC
Freshwater CY 120 Tonnes
Fuel CY 120 Tonnes
Length of Trip Typically 3 Weeks
Accommodation Total number of bed heads based on MS Freyr construction
layouts = 46
Stern (Lower Level) = 14
Main Deck = 9
Upper Decks = 3
Forepeak (Lower Level) = 20


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TECHNICAL SPECS - [ CAROLINE MODIFICATIONS ]
AC Generator (1) MAN 12 Cylinder 500kVA - (No longer operational)
AC Generator (2) MAN 6 Cylinder 250kVA - (Servicable)
AC Aux Generator (3) Perkins 6 Cylinder 50kVA - (Operational)
AC Aux Generator (4) Perkins 4 Cylinder 20kVA - (Operational)
AC Aux Generator (5) Lister 7kVA - (Servicable)
AC Aux Generator (6) Deck Generator 10kVA - (Operational)
Broadcast Tx (1) RCA Ampliphase BTA-50H - 50kVA (Servicable)
Broadcast Tx (2) RCA BTA-5H - 5kVA (Servicable)
Broadcast Tx (3) RCA BTA-5H - converted to 10kVA (No longer operational)
Current Tx Mast 31m - Installed by Radio Structures Ltd 2012 [ Dwg ]
Audio Processor (1) Orban Optimod 9000A - 50kVA (Operational)
Audio Processor (2) Orban Optimod 9100A - 10kVA (Operational)