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Name: ARCHER
Type: Suction Dredger
Launched: 10/05/1900
Completed: 09/1900
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 701
Dimensions: 870grt, 50nrt, 230.5 x 39.3 x 11.5ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl, 170nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 46976
History:
1900 Rockhampton Harbour Board, Queensland
1927 Sank
Comments: 1900: Purchased for 59,000
1927: Sank in Fitzroy River, Queensland


Above photo is courtesy of Photoship

Shields Daily Gazette, Wednesday, 5th September, 1900