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BUNYIP

BUNYIP selfpropelled bucket dredger

General properties

Vessel type: 
BLD
Built in: 
1879
Shipyard: 
Wm Simons & Co Ltd.
Yard number: 
212

Physical properties

Length (BP): 
48.92 m
Width: 
8.6 m
Depth: 
3.04 m

Page review

Status: 
Historical
Timeframe: 
1879 - 1921
Review: 
Rebuilt

Last Updated

3 years 2 weeks ago

History

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About this equipment

Subsequent owner and registration history 8/18879 Melbourne Harbor Trust Commissioners, Melbourne - reg Melbourne
1921 unreg
19xx Victorian Lighterage Pty Ltd, Melbourne 
1936 reg Melbourne  Vessel history 1921 converted to a lighter, 381grt 379nrt 

 

20/11/1954 loaded with wool she broke adrift from Princes Pier and was washed against the sea wall and broke her back. 13/4/1955 remains scuttled with explosives outside Port Phillip Heads  

source: http://www.clydeships.co.uk/

Images

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Technical files and datasheets

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