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Callsign: GCOW
MMSI number: 232001480
IMO number: 50797
Navigational status: Undefined/default (15)
Vessel class: Tug (52)
Destination: CLYDE OPS AREA (ETA ***00 00:00)
Location: 56°03.20' N 4°49.22' W - locator IO76OB12NT - show map - static map
3.2 km South bearing 170° from Garelochhead, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, United Kingdom [?]
5.3 km Northwest bearing 321° from Rhu, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, United Kingdom
40.8 km Northwest bearing 301° from Glasgow, Glasgow City, Scotland, United Kingdom
101.5 km West bearing 277° from Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Last position: 2022-01-20 04:49:37 UTC (1m18s ago)
2022-01-20 04:49:37 GMT local time at Garelochhead, United Kingdom [?]
Course: 354° – heading 349°
Speed: 0 km/h
Dimensions: length 32 m width 10 m draught 4.2 m
Last path: GCOW>ais via MM7BVP
Positions stored: 4007
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This page shows real-time information collected from the Automatic Position Reporting System Internet network (APRS-IS). APRS is used by amateur (ham) radio operators to transmit real-time position information, weather data, telemetry and messages over the radio. A vehicle equipped with a GPS receiver, a VHF transmitter or HF transceiver and a small computer device called a tracker transmits it's location, speed and course in a small data packet, which is then received by a nearby iGate receiving site which forwards the packet on the Internet. Systems connected to the Internet can send information on the APRS-IS without a radio transmitter, or collect and display information transmitted anywhere in the world.
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