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W.D. Fairway - old

General properties

Vessel type: 
TSHD
Flag: 
UK
Built in: 
1941
Yard number: 
329

Physical properties

Length (OA): 
69.19 m
Length (BP): 
66.9 m
Width: 
11.85 m
Depth: 
5.47 m
Draft (loaded): 
4.42 m
Number of engines: 
2
Engine specs: 
pump: Mirrlees JVSS12 1250 hp x 750 r.p.m. -Propulsion: Mirrlees JSS GMR8 800 hp x 700 r.p.m.
Speed (loaded): 
10.5 knts
Hopper volume: 
1236 m³
Dredging depth: 
18.29 m
Suction pipe diameter: 
0.85 m
Number of dredging pipes: 
1

Page review

Status: 
Historical
Timeframe: 
1941 - 1977
Review: 
Scrapped

Last Updated

7 years 45 weeks ago

History

TimeframeEquipmentManagerReview
Timeframe: 
1941 - 1962
Equipment: 
Review: 
original build
Timeframe: 
1962 - 1977
Equipment: 
Review: 
converted into a trailer

About this equipment

Converted in 1962 to trailing suction hopper dredger.

Started as "Tchara-Bagger I", until 1950 hopper barge "Theda", in 1962 rebuilt to TSHD and named "W.D.51". Scrapped in sept. 1977, Wiggs Wharf Runcorn.

 

 

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