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Name: S A WIKNER
Type: Barge
Launched: 02/02/1950
Completed: 02/1950
Builder: Clelands (Successors) Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 149
Dimensions: 87grt, 57nrt, 69.3 x 21.7 x 7.2ft
Engines: Oil engine, 4SA, 6cyl (115 x 135mm), 11nhp
Engines by: RA Lister (Marine Sales) Ltd, Dursley
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 169223
History:
02/1950 Northern Gas Board (Newcastle Division), Newcastle
1973 No later history known
Comments: A motorised barge for moving goods between the Elswick, Redheugh & St Anthony's works


Being launched by crane TITAN II. Photo copyright of PAphotos