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Communicator in Suffolk - Part 2

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Welcome back onboard the ship that is no more The MV Communicator' and some newly discovered photographs pictures prior and during the refurbishment at Lowestoft

MV Communicator Foredeck

1. The MV Communicator alongside at Lowestoft

MV Communicator looking aft

2. Deck looking aft

MV Communicator Antenna Mast

3. One of the most substantial Offshore Radio Antennas

MV Communicator Bridge from deck

4. Rot at bottom of wooden Bridge Wheelhouse with resulting rust staining

MV Communicator Bridge

5. The MV Communicator Radio Room

MV Communicator Bridge

6. Bleak state of Bridge with equipment removed

MV Communicator Bridge

7. Some evidence of vandalism

MV Communicator Bridge

8. With many essential fitments torn out

Laser production studio

9. Production Studio with Laser 558 Amplifier & Cassette

Holland FM branding

10. Holland FM branding

Galley Galley

11. Galley with drinking water, container, fridge & Microwave
12. Galley sink, someones done the dishes


13 Galley clean and tidy with as the kettle goes on

Cabin 1 Cabin 2

14. Cabin 1
15. Cabin 2

Cabin 3

16. Cabin 3

Below decks walkway Portside mess room

17. Below walkway
18. Cabin 4

Dutch stairs

19. Engine Room Steps fitted in Holland

Debris against fresh water tanks

20. Old doors piled against fresh water tanks

Junk in Bilge Junk in Bilge

21. The Famous Laser Bilge Club
22. With debris littered throughout

Cummings Generator

23. Ships Lister 6 Cylinder Engine fitted by Gardline

Cummings Generator

24. Ships DC Set

Generator exhaust

25. Improvised Generator exhaust silencer scavenged from a skip to appease the neighbours who were beginning to complain about the noise

Lister 3 cylinder generator

26. Lister 3 cylinder generator

Lister Air Compressor

27. Lister Air Compressor

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