Bulbous Bow: Except from scratches caused by the anchor chain no other abnormalities of any nature were observed. Flat bottom, vertical sides and curves were found in good condition: shell plating, welded seams and butts without deformations or signs of pitting were observed. No blistering, scratches or bubbles were observed on the hull paint coating. Sea chests gratings were found in good condition: all grids were in position including bolts and nuts with securing arrangement. Bilge keels Found in good condition. No abnormalities were observed on the weld joints. Four bladed fixed propeller was found in good condition. No abnormalities, missing pieces, deformations, cracks, or chipping were observed. No entanglements or leakage of oil was observed on the tail-shaft. Rope-guard was found in position. Rudder was found in good condition and with rudder plug in position. No abnormalities of any nature were observed.