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Name: IRK
Type: Hopper Barge
Launched: 15/02/1911
Completed: 03/1911
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 172
Dimensions: 740grt, 180.3 x 36.7 x 13.0ft
Engines: None
Engines by: n/a
Propulsion: None
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 124294
History:
17/02/1911 Edmund Nuttall & Co, Manchester; registered at Manchester
by 1913 Tilbury Contracting & Dredging Co Ltd, London
by 1914 S Pearson & Son Ltd, London; registered at London
by 1917 Tilbury Contracting & Dredging Co Ltd, London
No later history known
Comments: Edmund Nuttall were contracted to clear & level the site for the new
High Walker yard. Hopper barges were used to dump the spoil at sea