Wastdale H

Wastdale H

Severn_Bridge_Plaque

Proposed plaque Severn Bridge Disaster 1960

Wastedale H specification

LPB identification number

 

DRM identification number

NA

AJP identification number

NA

Source

LP, CW, PG, PR

Name

P.O.R

Description

Dates

Wastdale H

Hull 51

Steel motor barge

1951 - 1960

Official number 185088

Code N/A

Builders         Sharpness Shipyard Ltd, Sharpness

Dimensions

Length 131.7ft

Breadth 21.3ft

Depth 9.1ft

Tonnage – (1952) Gross 233 ton       Net 120           B.D 153

Engines oil 4 cy

By Ruston & Hornsby, Lincoln (240)

H.P.

Wrecked date

25th October 1960

Cargo the night of the accident

351 tons of petroleum spirit bound Avonmouth  to Worcester

Crewed by

Capt. James Dew (42)
Mate Jack Dudfield (46)(lost)
Engineer Alex Bullock (40)(lost)
Deckhand Malcolm Hart(17)(lost)

Miscellaneous

P 32

First Owners

John Harker Ltd., Knottingley

Changes

None