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Matson

 

Matson’ specification

Matson
LPB Identification No. 56 DRM Identification No. N/A AJP Identification No. N/A
Source (LPB)(GF)(GRO(JP)(CW))
Name P.o.R Description Dates
Matson Gloucester 1/25 Steel barge 1924-1972
Official No. 140471 Code N/A
Builders Robert Cock & Sons, Richmond Dock, Appledore (yard number195)
Dimensions Length 84.8 ft Breath 18.7 ft Depths 4.4 ft
Tonnage – (1924) Gross 57.51 ton   Net 54.51 ton  B.D

Tonnage – (1952) Gross 82.84 ton   Net 79.84 ton  B.D

Engines By H.P. None
Beached date C. 1972
Beached by Capt Jimmy Common, Bob Green, Dick Woodward
Miscellaneous

Master in 13th January 1925 – Albert Flack

Raised hatchways fitted c. 1952 - 23.33 ton capacity added

Master Sammy Meadow

Seen on the bank in the November 1972 aerial photograph

First Owners Chadborn Son & Taylor (6th June 1917)
Changes

Mousell Chadbourn & Co, Gloucester (36)

British Transport Commission (1962)

British Waterways Board (1963)