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HMCC Sentinel in Holyhead
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No: 8188   Contributor: Andrew Wright   Year: 2009   Manufacturer: Vosper Thornycroft, United Kingdom   Country: United Kingdom
HMCC Sentinel in Holyhead

About to come alongside and pick up her RIB.
Picture added on 04 January 2009
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What a great vessel. Served onboard the Sentinel during my time as a Senior Maritime enforcement officer/3rd Engineer with the Customs Cutter service. The Sentinel is a 34m Island Class cutter operated by the UK Border Agency. Built by Vosper Thornycroft and launched in 1995 she has been designed to carry out a wide range of law enforcement duties. She is a modified version of an extremely successful Vosper Thornycroft design built under licence for the US Coastguard. SENTINEL is powered by two Caterpillar diesel engines, with a separately powered steerable water jet for slow speed propulsion.

Added by Simon Fisher on 05 February 2010.
And she's always nice to watch Simon, there is a much smaller Sentinel sailing on the local lake on a Sunday afternoon. Thank you for the information.
All the best, Andrew.

Added by Andrew Wright on 06 February 2010.
I designed her, with Pete Brown, Dave Wood and a few others. Great little ship

Added by Chris Semple on 20 September 2010.
I know they are not designed to look good but these do look good, very pleasing looking boat.

Added by Andrew Wright on 20 September 2010.
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