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Queens Harbour Master Portsmouth 41 of 2017

Date: to Sunday, 31 December 2017

HMS Gleaner Bathymetric Survey Works

1. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Queen’s Harbour Master Portsmouth that HMS GLEANER will re-commence Bathymetric survey works within Portsmouth Harbour and the Main Approach channel following the Capital Dredge Program. Work is expected to continue into the Autumn 2017.

2. Initially areas being surveyed by HMS GLEANER (LOA 14.8m) are the Main Approach Channel and the Inner Harbour as far north as the turning circle, subsequently work will continue in the creeks, Spithead Anchorages and other locations as required which may involve additional observations. HMS GLEANER operates during day light hours (weather dependent) only.

3. The vessel maintains a listening watch on VHF Channel 11 during operations, and displays appropriate shapes (Ball-Diamond-Ball in a vertical line) or lights (Red-White-Red in a vertical line) when operational.

4. Mariners are requested to keep well clear of the vessel while surveying if practicable, and to liaise early with the vessel if in any doubt as to its intentions.

This notice will be cancelled on 31 December 2017.