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Sedco 704 anchored off Saltburn.
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No: 306   Contributor: Andrew Dowsett   Year: 2004   Country: United Kingdom
Sedco 704 anchored off Saltburn.

Saltburn is on the Cromarty Firth in northern Scotland. For the last 20 years it's been used for storing rigs whilst they're not needed.
Picture added on 30 March 2007
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I would say this is not the 704 but in fact the 706. Looking at the "bridge" and knowing the 706 worked alongside the Dunbar Platform I would say this is the Transocean 706.

Added by Duncan Murray on 10 November 2008.
When was the 704 in Rotterdam?

Added by James Nevin on 14 October 2015.
definitely the 706.

Added by Robert West on 16 October 2015.
I was barge engineer on the 704 when it was in Rotterdam and I think it was 1992.

Added by Alistair Annand on 09 February 2017.
Thank you Ali. I am trying to remember if thats when I was there I was maintiance supervisor on the 704 for a good few years

Added by Jimmy Nevin on 09 February 2017.
The 704 didn't have that frame above 7&8 anchor winches, so I agree it is the 706.

Added by Alistair Annand on 01 May 2017.
Canna remember if you were in Rotterdam or not Jimmy. Much of it was a blur! Good times though.

Added by Alistair Annand on 01 May 2017.
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