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Wednesday, 23 December 2009

Ship No’s 60 and 61.

Were only designated by a letter. They were to be the heaviest vessels up to this time built in the yard. The order for 2 S.P.Hopper Barges was taken from L.M.S. Rly. Co
And they were both 591 gross tons. With an overall length of 170 feet and 30 foot across the beam, being 12 foot from keel to deck level. The first Barge was designated by the letter “G” the second Barge was designated “H”.

H.M.S.Pochard (Ship No 514)

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