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'Far Saltire'

Owner: Farstad Shipping


TYPE: UT 728L. AHTS (Anchor Handling Tug Supply).

LOA: 73.60 mtr.   Breadth: 16.80 mtr.   Draft (max): 6.30 mtr.   GT: 2642.

Builder: Orskov Staalskibsvaerft A/S (Denmark).    Built 2002.    Yard No: 222.    IMO: 9239757



Scale: 1:75.   LOA: 982.0 mm.   Breadth: 225.0 mm. draft: 82.0 mm (at scale 6.0 mtr).

Plank on frame hull covered in GRP.  Fully radio controlled with working thrusters & high lift rudders.


Model Started:  2002.

Balsa wood frames

Hull frames etc cut from balsa wood.

Assembling the frames Frames ready for planking Planking the frames

Starting to plank the hull using balsa sheet & thin ply.

Bow area under construction Hull being shaped

Hull fully planked & final shaping underway.

Once hull has been fully shaped it will be covered in GRP resin.

This will give it a hard watertight finish.

Rudder tubes in hull

Rudder posts being fitted, once all the thrusters & propeller shafts have been installed the hull interior will be covered with chopped strand cloth & GRP resin.

Bow tunnel thruster pieces

Bow tunnel thruster components.

Tunnel thruster gear unit Stern tunnel thruster pieces

Stern tunnel thruster.

Azimuth Thruster

Azimuthing swing down bow thruster.

Nozzle & prop shaft Stern gear area Hull underway Stern view of hull Acrylic stern roller Basic hull in grey primer test fitting the superstructure

Test fitting the superstructure.

Bow area with brass fittings Hull masked & primer painted
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Hull after final painting Hull with Name & Markings Hull Painted
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