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Photo Details
Photographer:Phil English [View profile]Title:Barra HeadAdded:Apr 05, 2008
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1980-1989 (Over 3000gt)
Christian Salvesen's Barra Head was one of two sisterships employed on the UK collier trade. Seen passing Gravesend downriver 6/2/82

IMO Added 7915307 Transfered to General Cargo 1980-1989
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Vessel Identification
Name:Wilson Tyne
Former name(s):
- Hordnes (Until 2003 Apr)
- Barra Head (Until 1996 Feb)
Technical Data
Vessel type:General Cargo
Gross tonnage:4,913 tons
Summer DWT:7,106 tons
Length:111 m
Beam:18 m
Draught:5 m

Additional Information
Home port:Valletta
Class society:Bureau Veritas
Build year:1980
AIS Information
Last known position:
52°23’58.07” N, 4°51’36.54” E
Speed, course (heading):
0kts, 309° (306°)
Location:Nl Ams
Arrival:17th Aug 2017
15:30:36 UTC
Last update:
35 seconds ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2017 July 23rd, 06:00:19 UTCNo Sve
2017 July 19th, 06:00:46 UTCSzczecin
2017 July 19th, 04:00:53 UTCSzczecin Via Nok
2017 July 15th, 21:00:02 UTCBuetzfleth
2017 July 13th, 13:00:15 UTCNo Rek
2017 July 10th, 06:00:40 UTCDe Wvn
2017 July 4th, 12:00:45 UTCGb Htp
2017 June 26th, 13:00:31 UTCSvelgen
2017 June 13th, 09:00:36 UTCSzczecin
2017 June 6th, 06:00:35 UTCHamburg
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Kevin Fralley on Jan 15, 2012 21:01 (5 years ago)
"Barra Head" was actually one of three sister ships, the other two being "Sumburgh Head" and "Rora Head". I worked on "Sumburgh Head" in 1984 and "Barra Head" in 1985.
Nice little ships.
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