Lighter No. 20

Lighter No.20

The remains

Lighter No.20
LPB Identification No. 59 DRM Identification No. N/A AJP Identification No. N/A
Source (LPB)(DW)(MN)(JE)(JP)
Name P.o.R Description Dates
Lighter No. 20


Steel barge

1928 – c. 1973
Official No. Code N/A
Builders Charles Hills & Sons of Bristol (yard number 166)
Dimensions Length 70.1ft Breath 20.4ft Depths 6.5ft

Tonnage – (1941) Gross 85 ton Net Not recorded

Engines By H.P. None
Beached date C. 1973
Beached by Capt Oliver Powell, Jimmy Common, Bob Green, Dick Woodward, Russell Smith

John Perkins diary entry 7th May 1969 from Gloucester to Sharpness John Perkins Diary
John Perkins stated that No 20 a large vessel was put on bank by the wall

A timber lighter metal rubbing strip, wooden post
First Owners Mousell & Chadborn

British Waterways Board (1970)