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The test exercise was carried out as part of the the Balloch Steam Slipway rebuild contract. Total control of the exercise was by Heritage Engineering Ltd., the contractor for the rebuild. The vessel had to sit at rest on the carriage and cradle for 1 hour before being slipped back into the Loch. .No work was done on the vessel but teams of engineers had a chance to examine it's underwater condition for the first time in 25 years.