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Black Gem

Black Gem at Northwoods Jetty in Fareham (1984)

General properties

IMO number: 
5391765
Callsign: 
MDPK
Vessel type: 
TSHD
Flag: 
UK
Built in: 
1949
Shipyard: 
Philip & Son

Physical properties

Length (OA): 
44.9 m
Width: 
7.6 m
Deadweight: 
450 tons

About this page

Status: 
Historical
Timeframe: 
1981 - 1999
Review: 
Scrapped

Last Updated

1 week 5 hours ago

History

TimeframeEquipmentManagerReview
Timeframe: 
1970 - 1981
Equipment: 
Review: 
Converted into a TSHD
Timeframe: 
1981 - 1990
Equipment: 
Review: 
Sold and renamed

About this equipment

Original built in 1949 as general cargo vessel WIMBOURNE. in 1970 converted to TSHD and renamed SAND GEM

Her name was changed to Black Gem in 1981 as she was intended to dredge coal from the seabed near Durham, but the licences never materialised.

In 1990 scrapped by T.C. Fraser (metals) Ltd.) in Padstow

Technical files and datasheets

No files available