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WALRUS

General properties

Vessel type: 
SHD
Built in: 
1897
Shipyard: 
Wm Simons & Co Ltd.
Yard number: 
346

Physical properties

Length (BP): 
65.23 m
Width: 
11.06 m
Depth: 
4.51 m
Engine specs: 
2 x T3cyl (16.5, 24.5, 39 x 24in), 163nhp, 2- Screw

Page review

Status: 
Historical
Timeframe: 
1897 - 1906
Review: 
Lost

Last Updated

3 years 1 week ago

History

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About this equipment

OWNER: 

Natal Government, Port Natal 
  Disposal Detail 1906 sold to Geelong Harbour Board and disappeared on delivery from Port Natal to Geelong. by an Archie G Simms of Durban dated 14 Nov 1906 from Durban contains the following: "You may perhaps heard about the dredges Walrus and Octopus which were purchased by the Geelong Harbour Board. The Walrus left here several months ago & has not yet been heard of now being months overdue at your end, all hope of her ever reaching you being given up." 

 

SOURCE: http://www.clydeships.co.uk/

 

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