Bexley - IMO 6614384
|Photographer:||John Jones [View profile]||Title:||Bexley||Added:||Nov 29, 2005|
|Captured:||November 25, 1990||IMO:||6614384||Hits:||2,989|
|Location:||Tilbury, United Kingdom|
||Waste Disposal Vessels|
|2,175 g.t. built 1966.
Owned by the Greater London Council and used to take sewage sludge from Beckton Sewage Works out to the Black Deep in the Thames Estuary where it was dumped.
These ships used to ply the Thames regularly and were known as the 'Bovril Boats'.
Seen returning inbound empty off Tilbury on 25/11/90.
|Vessel type:||Waste Disposal Vessel|
|Gross tonnage:||2,175 tons|
|Summer DWT:||2,471 tons|
© Robert J Smith
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