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OCTOPUS

OCTOPUS BUCKET DREDGER

General properties

Vessel type: 
BLD
Built in: 
1895
Shipyard: 
Wm Simons & Co Ltd.
Yard number: 
326

Physical properties

Length (OA): 
64 m
Length (BP): 
11.16 m
Width: 
4.45 m

Page review

Status: 
Historical
Timeframe: 
1895 - 1906
Review: 
Lost

Last Updated

2 years 1 week ago

History

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About this equipment

OWNER: 

First owner First port of register Registration date The Natal Government.  Glasgow 

 

Disposal Detail 13/10/1906 left Durban to replace ageing dredges in Port Phillip, with crew of 20. Proceded only hours into the long journey when she began to leak, then drifted ashore north of the Tongaat River and became a total loss. 

SOURCE:http://www.clydeships.co.uk

Images

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