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Merstone

Merstone hopperbarge

General properties

Vessel type: 
HB
Flag: 
UK
Built in: 
1939
Shipyard: 
Elsflether Werft
Yard number: 
228

Physical properties

Length (OA): 
53.18 m
Length (BP): 
50 m
Width: 
8.89 m
Depth: 
3.4 m
Draft (loaded): 
2.77 m
Engine specs: 
Lister Blackstone ERS8M 660hp x 750 r.p.m.
Speed (loaded): 
10.5 knts
Hopper volume: 
506 m³

Page review

Status: 
Historical
Review: 
Renamed

Last Updated

5 weeks 18 hours ago

History

TimeframeEquipmentManagerReview
Timeframe: 
1945 - 1963
Equipment: 
Review: 
bought and renamed - owner James Contracting
Timeframe: 
1963 - 1978
Equipment: 
Review: 
renamed and owner WDC
Timeframe: 
1978
Equipment: 
Review: 
sold to Sedra 28.10.1978 and renamed

About this equipment

  • Laid down as Kalberdans. After WW2 sold to James Dredging as James 96.
  • Converted to stationary hopper suction dredge in 1963 and renamed Merstone.
  • In 1978 renamed Marinha, SEDRA

 

Images

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Technical files and datasheets

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