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TORRENS

TORRENS SELFPROPELLED BUCKET DREDGER

General properties

Vessel type: 
BLD
Flag: 
AU
Built in: 
1877
Shipyard: 
Wm Simons & Co Ltd.
Yard number: 
201

Physical properties

Length (BP): 
30.6 m
Width: 
6.46 m
Depth: 
2.68 m

Page review

Status: 
Historical
Timeframe: 
1877 - 1926

Last Updated

3 years 18 hours ago

History

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About this equipment

OWNER: William Simons, Renfrew

 

Subsequent owner and registration history 1880 The South Australian Co, London - reg Port Adelaide. 
1887 Melbourne Harbour Trust Commissioners - reg Melbourne
1897 McIlwraith & McEacharn & Co Ltd, Melbourne
1904 reg Fremantle
c1916 (1904?) Government of Western Australia, Perth
c1924 North Coast Shipping Co Ltd, Perth  Vessel history Built as dredger/tug
c1897 converted to cargo ship
c1905 135grt 47nrt; c1916 134grt 54nrt
by1926 engines removed - intended to be anchored at Crawley WA for use of Sea Scouts. 

1926 Scuttled outside the North Mole, Fremantle.  

SOURCE: http://www.clydeships.co.uk

Images

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