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South Deep

South Deep selfpropelled hopper dredger

General properties

Vessel type: 
HB
Flag: 
UK
Built in: 
1936
Yard number: 
657

Physical properties

Length (OA): 
62.33 m
Length (BP): 
57.91 m
Width: 
12.22 m
Depth: 
4.72 m
Draft (loaded): 
4.11 m
Number of engines: 
2
Engine specs: 
Crossely 6 cyl. diesel 450 hp x 340 r.p.m.
Speed (loaded): 
8 knts
Hopper volume: 
1368 m³

Page review

Status: 
Historical
Timeframe: 
1936 - 1976
Review: 
New owner

Last Updated

1 year 27 weeks ago

History

TimeframeEquipmentManagerReview
Timeframe: 
1936 - 1976
Equipment: 
Review: 
Tilbury - Westminster dredging

About this equipment

First owner First port of register Registration date Tilbury Contracting & Dredging Co. Ltd., London  London  Subsequent owner and registration history 1965 Westminster Dredging Co. Ltd., London
1976 Howard Doris Ltd., London  

10/08/1984 arrived at Barking Creek for breaking by G. & T. Services. 

Split hopper barge owned by GPS Marine Contractors seen at Rochester on 27th August 2007. 
She was built by Alexander Hall at Aberdeen in 1936 for Tilbury Contracting & Dredging Co Ltd, London and converted to a twin screw motor barge in 1944 in use by the Westminster Dredging Co. 
In 1984 she was sold to be broken up at Barking Creek but was converted for further service.

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