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Stereden va Bro - 2

Stereden va Bro, in the harbour June 2008, Penzance. Stereden va Bro Crabber; Registered Truro as TO5 between 1985 and 2002 (Fishing from Newlyn); now a pleasure vessel. RSS Nr A23535 Length 64.7 feet 48.86 grt 315 hp Built 1954 in France (Brittany) as a tunny boat. Timber Hull. When working from Newlyn, her upper hull was blue, with a green mid band and the waterline colour was white. Between 1976 and 1985 her French Registration at Camaret was CM 231629. On the 8th June 2002 a fire broke out when she was near The Runnelstone; Penlee and Sennen lifeboats were called in, the four crew saved by the Sennen boat; although Anglian Prince had arrived to put out the fire, the lifeboat crews had already managed to get it under control; the Stereden va Bro was towed back by Penlee lifeboat and Intuition (another crabber from Newlyn); although below decks had little damage, above deck was destroyed. The owners then set to to repair her. She has been working from Penzance for some time now. Raymond Forward

Stereden va Bro - 2
treeve, Jun 21, 2008
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