Thumbing back through my archives I find the Cedar River, a small platform ship owned back in the day by Trico and, you could say, fairly typical of the out of date tonnage used a lot in the Gulf around the turn of the century when this photo was taken. I used to get an OPL catalogue of offshore vessels and turned to the 2005 edition which told me the ship had been built in 1975, had been owned by a couple of other companies and was powered by two Cats developing a collective 2200 bhp. It had a crew of seven.

Photo taken by Ron Jansen in 2002 and posted here on 23rd January 2018.

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