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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
Length:111 m
Beam:18 m
Draught:7.2 m

Additional Information
Home port:Valletta
Class society:Bureau Veritas
Build year:1980
AIS Information
Last known position:
66°45’1.75” N, 11°57’53.77” E
Speed, course (heading):
12.0kts, 59° (61°)
Arrival:24th Jan 2017
22:00:58 UTC
Last update:
30 seconds ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2017 January 24th, 22:00:58 UTCSalten
2017 January 16th, 04:00:16 UTCLa Coruna
2017 January 11th, 15:00:04 UTCPembroke
2016 December 21st, 06:00:09 UTCSalten
2016 June 1st, 19:00:11 UTCGrundartangi
2016 February 12th, 16:00:52 UTCLeirpollen
2016 January 21st, 21:00:27 UTCGrundartangi
2016 January 14th, 12:00:29 UTCLeirpollen
2015 December 30th, 23:00:47 UTCLeirpollen
2015 December 22nd, 19:00:20 UTCGhent
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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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