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Name: NO 1 PONTOON
Type: Floating Dry Dock
Launched: 12/08/1893
Completed: 12/08/1893
Builder: Edwards Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 64
Dimensions: 300.0 x 70.0 x 31.5ft
Engines: None
Engines by: n/a
Propulsion: None
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: n/a
History:
12/08/1893 Manchester Ship Canal Pontoons & Dry Docks Co Ltd
No later history known
Comments: Placed at Ellesmere Port
Lifting capacity 5500tons


Above photo copyright of the Cheshire Museum

Above photo copyright of the Cheshire Museum

Above photo copyright of the Cheshire Museum

Shields Daily Gazette, Monday, 14/08/1893

Lancaster Gazette, Wednesday, 23/08/1893