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Beatrice A
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No: 2853   Contributor: Mark Francis   Year: 2013   Country: United Kingdom
Beatrice A

Picture added on 03 June 2013 at 13:49
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Surely this is the Beatrice Bravo

Added by Joe Campbell on 21 August 2013.
yes was on this rig after completing the 2 year hook up of the heather from memory I was on here for six months then moved to the brent & then to the cormorant for a further two years work as a welder in those days.

Added by Paul Glenton on 12 May 2014.
Thats the Beatrice Bravo, I roughnecked on there back in 97

Added by Jamie Harding on 11 June 2014.
I was transferred from cormorant and dunlin lived on the balder was on nights freezeing went on 22nd January when I worked for oceanic offshore been on 11 hook ups north sea @abroad was a sparkie was 18 months on dunlin 2yrs on cormorant always worked down the legs 174 mtres high worksite @70 mtre level we used to have races up the leg with a dreager ba set on we used to climb 1200 ft a shift was fit then don't know if there any north sea tigers left from my crew changes if so get in touch

Added by Kenny Leask @ Geordie on 20 June 2014.
I did the Commissioning ( inst Tech ) on the Bravo then moved over to the Alpha, , , my first trips offshore, , , , what an eye opener !!!

Added by Rab Mc Dowall on 18 July 2014.
I worked on the a/d Beatrice for oceanic as a spark coming from the cormorant a was living on the balder heavy lifting barge on nights working 12 to 12 on nights went the 23rd of January were pulling cables in @the snow was blowing thro coldest have ever been the balder was put on standby as the alexander keiland lost a leg @we were gonna get flown off but it was canceled

Added by Ken Leask on 13 November 2014.
yea the balder@ its sister barge hermod was put on standbye to go to the kieland as we were gonna be flown off but was cancelled its was towed into Stavanger the supply boats had nets across were the leg snapped off catching the bodies that came out of the cinema tragic think there was 122 killed

Added by Ken .leask on 04 December 2014.
that was the coldest platform ive ever been on full zero huds on @didn't shave for 12 days in case the cold sores set in was in a cabin back of the gally hoist was going all day as was on nights working 12 till 12 had little sleep guy in the bottom bunk was grinding his teeth all night another was punching the bulkhead then there was a chain snorer after 4 days was black under the eyes one night lying awake I stotted a toilet roll off this jocks @said will you all f--- shut up was a bad hook up living on the balder after that went onto the rough hook up when the strike started @we all went onto the helideck to stop the choppers from landing thinl that was for greenporch was crap

Added by Ken Leask on 10 December 2014.
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