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Name Official number Flag IMO
BOWKNIGHT  361446  GBR  7340588 
Year built Date launched Date completed
1974  11/10/1973   
Vessel type Vessel description
Dredger Sand Suction  Steel Motor Vessel  
Builder Yard Yard no
Ailsa Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Troon   535 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
2965 grt / 1564 nrt / 4734 dwt 99.07 m  18.24 m  6.86 m  5.06 m 
Engine builder British Polar Engines Ltd, Glasgow
Engine detail
twin M12cyl oil 4SA Vee (251 x 298mm) geared to one screw shaft - controllable pitch propeller - machinery aft - bow thruster

1989 re-engined by Ruston Paxman Diesels Ltd - type Ruston 9RK270
twin M8cyl oil 4SA (270 x 305mm) 6798bhp 13½kn
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
British Dredging (Sand & Gravel) Ltd, London  Cardiff  26/06/1974 
Other names
1993 SAND KITE - 2001 ALBATROZ 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1984 East Coast Aggregates Ltd, London?
by1997 mng South Coast Shipping Co Ltd, Southampton
2000 Green Sea Shipping Ltd
2001 Dragamais Sociedade de Dragagens, Setubal, Portugal - reg Madeira
2004 Dragagens de Inertes Ltda (Dragine), Cascais
 
Vessel history
In November 1997 she came to grief after colliding with the Thames Flood Barrier. Salvaged by Howard Smith Salvage and towed to the Tyne for dry-docking and repairs.
by2000 3110gt 933nt 4425dwt 
Remarks
Trailing suction dredger/sand carrier. Single side arm.
Dredging depth 23m. Hopper 3800 tons. 
End year Fate / Status
2007  Broken Up  
Disposal Detail
Broken up at Aveiro 
 

 



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