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Ajoy

General properties

Vessel type: 
bld
Built in: 
1961
Yard number: 
795

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Status: 
Historical

Last Updated

10 weeks 5 days ago

About this equipment

ss AJOY

built by Fleming & Ferguson Paisley,
Yard No 795
Engines by Fleming & Ferguson Paisley

Last Name: AJOY
Port of Registry: Calcutta
Propulsion: Steam triple expansion 6cy 1975ihp 10 knots
Launched: Friday, 13/05/1960
Built: 1961
Ship Type: Bucket Dredger
Ship's Role: Dredging particularly at mouths of River Ganges
Tonnage: 1066 grt
Length: 185 feet
Breadth: 46 feet 7
Draught: 15 feet 1
Owner History:
Calcutta Port Commissioners Calcutta

 

I believe this dredger sank after hitting the Renfrew ferry when it came down the river cart into the clyde

Feedback: One small correction. I was on the ferry leaving Renfrew and the Ajoy came up river and crossed the  front of the ferry. The ramp sliced open the hull, and the  dredger turned into the dock at the side of the ferry ramp and capsized, it's superstructure coming to rest on the dockside. Several men jumped into the river just before the capsizing.

Name: Fred Riley

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