Sea Topaz

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Sea Topaz
ID No. 7423873.
Type Offshore Supply Vessel, built as a pipe carrier.
Gross Registered Tonnage 1,375 tons
Builder Singapore Slipway. Yard No. 78.
Delivery date March 1976.
Hull Steel.
Length Overall 65.0 m. LPP 58.8 m.
Width 14.3 m.
Propulsion mode Twin Screw
Speed 14 Kts,
Deadweight 2,010 tons.
Power Diesel
Delivered to owner March 1976.
Scrapped March 2011.


Included here as it is listed in "CNCo. A Pictorial History 1872-2012"

March 1976. Delivered as "Sea Topaz" as an offshore supply vessel, pipe carrier.

1979. Renamed "Northern Explorer".

1979. Converted to a diving support vessel.

1980. Renamed "Maersk Defender".

1991. Renamed "OSA Defender".

1992. Converted to an Offshore Maintenance vessel.

1980. Renamed "Maersk Defender".

1997. Renamed "American Defender".

2001. Renamed "Seaway Defender". and modified, grt. now 1828 tons.

2006. Renamed "DSRV Epic Diver".

2007. Renamed "Epic Diver".

March 2011. Broken up.


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