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Discoverer III
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No: 3058   Contributor:   Year: 2016   Country: Philippines
Discoverer III

Drillship Discoverer III owned by The Offshore Company of Houston. Diesel-electric propulsion, 8 anchors with patented turret mooring system. Panama flag. Drilling in the Philippines 1978/1979.
Picture added on 02 June 2016 at 13:38
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Great rig, spent 5 years on her....+

Added by Terry Tucker on 19 November 2017.
I spent 4 years as a driller, on a slightly larger drillship, Songa Saturn/Petrosaudi Saturn. On many days operations were extremely challenging, due to bad weather or even moderate weather. I could well imagine life must have even more challenging on board, during bad weather or even moderate weather. Saying all that, I loved working on a small drillship. Best time of a thirty year offshore career.

Added by ROBERT WEST on 21 November 2017.
Good Rig, worked on the Discoverer 3 from late 77 on and of till 1986 Maurice Laporte

Will never forget this rig, was good on this rig !!!

Hi Jeff and Terry and Trevor. so many good people on that rig, I will never forget ..

Added by Maurice Laporte on 18 March 2018.
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