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The Solent (Ham 303)

The Solent - trailing suction hopper dredger

General properties

IMO number: 
5409407
Callsign: 
GHSB
Vessel type: 
TSHD
Flag: 
UK
Built in: 
1958
Yard number: 
CO. 368

Physical properties

Length (OA): 
91.5 m
Width: 
13.4 m
Depth: 
5.95 m
Number of engines: 
2
Engine specs: 
Bolnes - 2125 BHP
Speed (loaded): 
10.5 knts
Hopper volume: 
2179 m³
Dredging depth: 
20.6 m
Suction pipe diameter: 
0.9 m
Number of dredging pipes: 
1

Page review

Status: 
Historical
Timeframe: 
1958 - 1988
Review: 
Scrapped

Last Updated

4 years 49 weeks ago

About this equipment

Original build as H.A.M. 303 - launched 10-05-1958 - delivery 08-10-1959

Scrapped in 1988 in Recife, Brasil
 

Images

the_solentSolent in Cameroon 1982 | Image by Chris van den Boogaardtshd._the_solentHAM_303tshd_the_solenttshd_the_solent1

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