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Wightstone

General properties

Vessel type: 
SHD+GRAB
Flag: 
UK
Built in: 
1950
Yard number: 
404

Physical properties

Length (OA): 
69.28 m
Length (BP): 
68.28 m
Width: 
10.97 m
Depth: 
4.95 m
Draft (loaded): 
4.72 m
Number of engines: 
2
Engine specs: 
pump: Paxman Ricardo V12TPM 400 hp x 1000 r.p.m. - prop.: Kister Blackstone ER3MA 168 hp. - 750 r.p.m.
Total power: 
750 kW
Hopper volume: 
840 m³
Dredging depth: 
16.54 m
Suction pipe diameter: 
0.51 m
Number of dredging pipes: 
1

Page review

Status: 
Historical
Review: 
Scrapped

Last Updated

1 year 16 weeks ago

About this equipment

build as cargo vessel "Brent Knoll" sold as Brentford on 20 October 1961 to Foremost Dredging Converted into suction dredger and renamed Wightstone - sold to James Contracting 1965 and sold to Westminster Gravels in 1967 built by Austin, Sunderland, yardnr 404

 

scrapped in1976 at T.W. Wards Grays steekzuiger - graveldredger

 

Images

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Technical files and datasheets

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