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History of the Atlantic Cable & Undersea Communications
from the first submarine cable of 1850 to the worldwide fiber optic network

CS Flexservice (2)
by Bill Glover


Built in 1979 by Ankerlokken Verft Floro A/S., Floro

Length 81.3m  Breadth 18.4m  Depth 4.3m  Gross tonnage 2652

Built for Flex Service N.V for pipe/cable laying duties. Sold in 1986 to Johannes Ostensjo, Haugesund and renamed Edda Sea. Sold again in 1987 to Sandfrak Rederi A/S., Haugesund and renamed Nor Truck. Sold once again in 1988 to Sea Truck (UK) Ltd., Aberdeen and renamed Sea Truck.

Copyright © 2007 FTL Design

Last revised: 2 October, 2007

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