Newham - IMO 6619580
|Photographer:||John Jones [View profile]||Title:||Newham||Added:||Aug 01, 2008|
|Location:||Gravesend, London, United Kingdom|
||Waste Disposal Vessels|
|A once familiar sight on the Thames were the 'Bovril boats', effluent carriers owned by the Greater London Council sailing inbound Gravesend Reach after dumping her cargo from Beckton Sewage works at sea. This is of course a thing of the past now.
Picture courtesy of Mrs. Jones.
|Vessel type:||Waste Disposal Vessel|
|Gross tonnage:||2,174 tons|
|Summer DWT:||2,423 tons|
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