|Tax Status:||Tax Paid|
Maldon, Essex Essex UK
ex-Dutch commercial: A 26m decommissioned Dutch freight and dredging barge. Originally build as a sailing barge in 1902 in Hamburg, Germany.
Converted to motor freight barge and equipped with digger for loading
and dredging operations. Re-engined with 360hp Cummins in 2014.
Last surveyed out of water for commercial certification, date unknown.
it lapsed 2014.
Length Hull: 26.92m Beam: 5.32m Draft: not measured approx 4ft/ flat bottomed.
All riveted steel hull built with butt and lap joint shell plating on L-section
frames. Originally built to a good standard.
Assumed original hull thickness:Bottom: 8mm Lower sides: 7mm Upper sides: 10mm
Ready for conversion/ work.
|Vessel type:||Welded and rivetted steel motor barge|
|Builder:||Potential for conversion|
|Model:||26.5m single engine flat bottomed.|
|No. of engines:||1|
|Drive type:||Shaft drive|
|Cruising Speed:||6 Knots|
|Maximum Speed:||8 Knots|
|Length over all:||26.92m|
|Displacement:||104 metric tons|
The steering system has been freed and lubricated, found working
adequately and without undue friction. Wheel steering from wheel house /bridge.
Cummins 360hp. The engine has been tried and tested. The engine worked satisfactorily.
Bought over from Holland and since has been used as a work boat for dredging and re piling of Boatyard pontoons.
Spares and lubrication for engine and machinery are carried.
The vessel is equipped with two generators .
The main engine batteries have been renewed and have been successfully charged via the engine.
Crew accommodation, 2 x cabins, bathroom facilities and a small galley.
Navigation lights, compass and equipment
a VHF radio and a chart plotter with GPS.
Spin lock windscreens
The vessel carries two manual bilge pumps located in the engine room and
two portable 240 V submersible bilge pumps.
Fire fighting equipment is provided and is adequate in size and
capacity. Expiry dates unchecked
A 4 person life raft is carried and life jackets for all crew members.
A coastal set of flares, a tow line and safety lines.
Note: Indicated location is approximate general area only.