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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

Additional Information
Home port:Valletta
Class society:Bureau Veritas
Build year:1980
AIS Information
Last known position:
37°57’27.46” N, 24°39’15.7” E
Speed, course (heading):
11.9kts, 28° (28°)
Location:Icdas Turkey
Arrival:5th Dec 2017
08:00:00 UTC
Last update:
3 months 16 days ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2017 December 5th, 08:00:00 UTCIcdas Turkey
2017 November 22nd, 11:00:38 UTCSantander
2017 November 19th, 01:00:02 UTCEl Ferrol Spain
2017 November 18th, 20:05:22 UTCFerrol. Spain
2017 November 11th, 12:00:13 UTCTallinn
2017 November 9th, 13:00:53 UTCUst.luga. Rus.
2017 October 24th, 04:00:35 UTCBremen
2017 October 19th, 01:00:35 UTCBilbao
2017 October 15th, 15:00:05 UTCSantander Spn
2017 October 6th, 06:00:15 UTCAmsterdam
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Kevin Fralley on Jan 15, 2012 21:01 (6 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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