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|George.Schneider on Dec 13, 2018 06:30 (7 months ago)|
|Thanks, David. You seem to have incredible resources, or incredible memory. Thank you for your information.|
|davidships on Dec 07, 2018 00:51 (7 months ago)|
Registered name with USCG appears to be "R/V PELICAN".
There's a good description from when she took that name with the Virginia Institute of Marine Science at
Sold about 2017 to Madeline Marine Inc, Verplanck NY
but may have been sold again as USCG doesn't list a current owner.
|Robbie Cox on Dec 06, 2018 21:35 (7 months ago)|
|Thank You everyone for helping me identified this vessel & Thanks for all the information.|
|George.Schneider on Dec 06, 2018 06:03 (7 months ago)|
|She's the PELICAN (U. S. Official Number 1169531) and originally the Navy "Mike-8" landing craft 74CM6746. She was later given to the Maritime Administration Reserve Fleet at James River VA as a workboat named PG 231. See https://tugster.wordpress.com/2017/09/30/meanwhile-in-greenport/ and https://tugster.wordpress.com/2017/08/29/exotics-4/|
|WadeArmstrong on Dec 06, 2018 04:00 (7 months ago)|
|Almost certainly a LCM-8 landing craft (Army or Navy) modified after disposal sale with a rather robust (for such a relatively small craft) superstructure.|
|Gary in Pennsylvania on Dec 06, 2018 00:43 (7 months ago)|
|Like an optical illusion! The bridge structure appears aligned to a different axis than the hull!|
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