Certificate no 436
Status Registered
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Details

Function Service Vessel
Subfunction Lighter
Location Gloucester
Vessel type Ferro Concrete Lighter
Current use Museum based
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No
Info required No

Construction

Builder Unknown
Built in 1939
Hull material Concrete
Rig None
Number of decks 1
Number of masts
Propulsion Towed
Primary engine type None
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None

Dimensions

Breadth: Beam
19.57 feet (5.97 m)
Depth
8.10 feet (2.47 m)
Length: Overall
89.84 feet (27.40 m)
Tonnage: Gross
0.00
Air Draft
To be confirmed

History

Built in 1944 and salvaged from a collection of abandoned lighters and wooden trows in the Severn Estuary, this vessel of concrete construction was taken to the National Waterways Museum, Gloucester.

Sources

McDougall, Marilyn, The National Waterways Museum, National Waterways Museum, 1990

Own this vessel?

If you are the owner of this vessel and would like to provide more details or updated information, please contact info@nationalhistoricships.org.uk

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