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Eastern Shipbuilding Launches Newest Vessel

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Eastern Shipbuilding in Allanton is celebrating the launch of their latest vessel.

Friday was the launch of the H.O.S. Red Rock vessel at the Allanton shipyard. Hundreds of workers and their families gathered around to watch the christening and the launch.

The red rock was launched a week early and with parts of ship number three thru six are scattered around the yard.

The ship is an offshore support vessel. The shipbuilders celebrated the boats launch with food and festivities. This is the second of 12 ships being made.