Naval Visits – FS BEAUTEMPS-BEAUPRE A 758 – 28.01 to 01.02.2019

FS BEAUTEMPS-BEAUPRE A 758 is a ship of the French Naval Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service named after the hydrographer Charles Francois Beautemps-Beaupre. She was launched on 26th April 2002 and entered service on 13th December 2003.

She entered Valletta on Monday 28th January 2019 berthing port side alongside to Pinto 3 Wharf, Valletta Cruise Port.

Since she was commissioned it was her fifth time here after she called in 2008, 2011, 2014 and 2016.

She has 2 survey launches on each side – CORMORAN and PELICAN to assist in the surveys as seen below in the images –

She left on Friday 1st February, 2019 with AFM (Armed Forcres of Malta) Inshore Patrol Craft (IPC) P 22 escorting her.

Photos by Capt. Lawrence Dalli. Do not use these images without my permission. © All rights reserved. Malta Ship Photos & Action Photos –