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Piper Bravo
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No: 2260   Contributor: Jamie Harding   Year: 1995   Country: United Kingdom
Piper Bravo

Worked a couple of trips on her for Inspec , maintenance Roustie,

man what a easy number i did three weeks on her and was begging the oim if i could stay on
Picture added on 28 February 2012 at 22:39
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I was on here in 2004 just before GSF got out of the platform market, and we all ended up with Odfjell Drilling. The drill crews from the Tartan got split up then and ended up all over the world in some cases. I remember 137 steps from smoking T-shack to pipe deck!!

Added by Don Kerr on 29 April 2013.
The construction of this was my first offshore job...working for AOC. 1000 guys split over two shifts and two flotels. A great job. DB 102 came out for the module lifts..awsome bit of kit. It is when safety really started offshore. I now work in Renewables as an HSEQ Manager and will never forget those days carrying 250 x 40 kilo pipe clamps down 5 levels of stairs as a labourer. I obviously would not be able to allow that nowadays...let alone do it!

Added by Darin Bainbridge on 18 February 2014.
I was on the hookup for year and a half nightshift labourer with Aoc I remember coming on shift trying to find the rigging foremen for the nights work it was like walking down Union street in Aberdeen on a bissy Saturday afternoon .

Added by Bob Boxall on 23 March 2015.
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