|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|
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 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.
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.