No deformations or abnormalities were observed on the bulbous bow. 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 conditions without missing pieces. Rudder was found in good condition. Ropes were removed from the rope-guard and the boss cap. No leakage of oil was observed on the tail shaft. Rope-guard was found in position. Hull paint coating was found in normal condition. No scratches or blistering were observed. Sea chest gratings found in position with bolts and nuts in securing arrangement. Vessel is using ICCP. Some anodes were found depleted.
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