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GSF Labrador
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No: 1768   Contributor: Alf van Beem   Year: 2003   Country: The Netherlands
GSF Labrador

Global Santa Fe (GSF) Labrador, IJmuiden, The Netherlands 12 January 2003.
Picture added on 19 May 2009 at 15:38
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I was on the Labrador just before this. I remember that extra accommodation was installed. This added an extra 300 tons to the rig. The result of this was that the the rig was substantially down by the bow. The answer to this was to take on extra ballast. Now the rig was floating, so that ther plimsoll line was 6 inches under water. The answer to this, was a suggestion, to repaint the plimsoll line 6 inches higher up. Can't say it was acted upon, but I think it was.

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