Flat bottom, vertical sides and curves were found in good condition, shell plating, welded seams and butts without deformations or signs of pitting were observed. Bilge keels found in good condition. No abnormalities observed on the weld joints. Four bladed fixed propeller found in good condition without missing pieces. Rudder was found in good condition. No fishing nets or leakage of oil was observed on the tail shaft. Rope-guard was found in position. Hull paint coating was found in good condition. No scratches or blistering were observed. Sea chest gratings found in position with bolts and nuts in securing arrangement. Sea chest gratings were also found moderately 40% fouled with barnacles of thickness up to 0.5cm and were cleaned.Vessel is using anodes which were found aprrox. 20% depleted.