Arkendale H

Arkendale H

Severn_Bridge_Plaque

Proposed plaque Severn Bridge Disaster 1960

 

Arkendale H specification

LPB identification number

 

DRM identification number

N/A

AJP identification number

N/A

Source

LP, CW, PG, PR

Name

P.O.R

Description

Dates

Arkendale H

Bristol 1/37
Bristol /48
Bristol /51

Steel barge
later motor tank barge (48)

1937 - 1960

Official number 166031

Code NA

Builders          Richards Ironworks Ltd, Lowestoft

Dimensions (1948)
Dimensions (1951)

Length 112.7ft
Length 132.7ft

Breadth 22ft
Breadth 22ft

Depth 8.7ft
Depth 8.7ft

Tonnage – (1948) Gross 191 ton       Net 120           B.D 162
Tonnage – (1952) Gross 229 ton       Net 158           B.D

Engines oil 3 cy mad 40 fitted 1948

By Crossley Brothers Ltd, Manchester

H.P. 58

Wrecked date

25th October 1960

Cargo the night of the accident

296 tons of black oil bound Swansea to Worcester

Crewed by

Capt. George Thompson (35)
Mate Percy Simmonds (35)(lost)
Engineer George Cooper (43)
Second Engineer Robert Nibblet (25)(lost)

Miscellaneous

Lengthened 1951

First Owners

John Harker Ltd, Knottingley

Changes

None