No deformations or abnormalities were observed on the bulbous bow except from scratches caused by the anchor chain. 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. Bilge keels found in good condition. No abnormalities observed on the weld joints. Four bladed propeller found in good condition without missing pieces and with slight pitting on all blades. Rudder was found in good condition. No fishing nets or leakage of oil was observed on the tail shaft. Rope-guard was found in position. Hull paint coating was found in good condition. No scratches or blistering were observed. Sea chest gratings found in position with bolts and nuts in securing arrangement. Anodes were found missing from the rudder blade.


Location: Sfax Anchorage, Tunisia