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Photographer:Bob Scott [View profile]Title:GEOPOTES VIAdded:Mar 02, 2019
Captured:July 01, 1978IMO:6709751Hits:145
Location:Gravesend, London, United Kingdom
Photo Category: Dredgers
Trailing suction hopper dredger working on Thames flood defences at the time of construction of Thames barrier in 1978.
5,146 grt; 6,604 tdw
Operator: Adriaan Volker Baggermaatschappij BV, Rotterdam.
Built 1963 by Scheepswerf L Smit & Zoon, Kinderdijk, Netherlands. Yard no: CO459
Propulsion: twin-screw with 2 x vee-12-cylinder, two-stroke Smit & Bolnes V312D of 4,420 bhp (total) at 275 rpm. Service speed: 12.5 knots
1984-mined 4nm off Corinto, Nicaragua 1/3 and sent to breakers at Willemstad, Curacao 12/6
Vessel Identification
Name:Geopotes Vi
Technical Data
Vessel type:Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger
Gross tonnage:5,146 tons
Summer DWT:6,604 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1963
AIS Information
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