Built 1964 by John Harker Ltd., Knottingley
129'9x17'6x8' 167grt 122nrt 450dwt
Engine: Gardner L3 6cyl 150bhp @ 7 knots
Built as the NORA EASTING
For the Flixborough Shipping Co Ltd.
Barge was built short for towing, [later lengthened], and was used for carrying coal on the Yorkshire waterways.
Built 1973 by John Harker Ltd., Knottingley
Engine: Gardner LX 6cyl 110bhp
Built as the THEALBY
Barge was built for carrying coal on the Yorkshire waterways
Both barges were sold to Allied Mills Ltd in 1975, converted to carry grain with a self discharge mechanism fitted by R W Davis Shipyard, Saul, Gloucestershire.
Photomarine . Sharpness Shipping . Links . Gloucester Shipyard