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Goodchild Marine Services ORC 171 Pilot Boat


published on 23 July 2021 134 -

Found on YouTube. Created by "Goodchild Marine Services ". Originally published on 2021-07-22.
The latest ORC 171 to leave the yard in June 2021
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