Certificate no 459
Status Archived
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Details

Function Service Vessel
Subfunction Dredger
Location NONE
Vessel type Grab Dredger
Archive reason Disposed
Current use None
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No
Info required Yes

Construction

Builder Robb, Henry Ltd, Leith
Built in 1936
Hull material Other metal
Rig None
Number of decks 1
Number of masts
Propulsion Motor
Number of engines 1
Primary engine type Diesel
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None

Dimensions

Breadth: Beam
24.98 feet (7.62 m)
Breadth: Beam
24.98 feet (7.62 m)
Depth
6.23 feet (1.90 m)
Length: Overall
99.93 feet (30.48 m)
Tonnage: Gross
129.00
Air Draft
To be confirmed

History

ESK was built in October 1936 by Henry Rob Ltd, of Leith in Scotland.  She worked as a motor hopper/dredger in Whitby and in the 190s was owned by Lancaster Port Commission.

Although this vessel has been disposed,we are lacking information in order to update her record. If you have any past information, please contact us.

Sources

Lloyds Register of Ships 1994-5, Lloyd's of London, pp1306, Volume A-G, 1994

Key dates

  • 1936

    Vessel built by Henry Rob Ltd. in Leith, Scotland

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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