Hopper Barge No. 7

Vessel name on Arrival: Saxondale

Original Builder: William Simons of Renfrew

Original Yard No: 199

Official Number: 78747

Vessel Type: dredger

GRT: 367

Year Built: 1877

Arrival Date: 05/06/1967

Breakup Started: 02/08/1967

Date First Beached: 06/09/1967

Date Breakup Completed: 05/03/1969

Draught For’d: 5' 10"

Draught Aft: 8' 6"

Name Changes:

Iron Contruction Hopper Barge

1877  :   Launched as Hopper Barge No. 7 for the Mersey Docks and Harbour Board of LIverpool

1899  :  Name changed to No. 7 without change of ownership

1947  :  Name changed to Mersey No. 7 without change of ownership

1953  :  Name changed to Saxondale when sold to Abel Barges

Other Information:

Launched on 06-10-1877

 

Dimensions :  45.8 metres  x  7.7 metres