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Yard No. 2023
mv NEEDWOOD



Yard Number 2023 was named NEEDWOOD when launched on Tuesday 05/04/1966 by Barclay Curle & Company Glasgow for France Fenwick Sand & Gravel Ltd London

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1967
Ship Type: Suction Dredger
Tonnage: 1535grt, 779nrt, 2419 dwt
Length: 278 feet
Breadth: 46 feet
Draught: 14 feet

Owner History:
France Fenwick Sand & Gravel Ltd, London
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1980 Handel Industrie en Scheepvaartmaatschappij 'de Hoop' BV, Terneuzen
1992 Hellebore Ltd (mng Bilberry Shipping & Stevedores Ltd), Waterford
1994 Seal Sands Maritime Ltd (same mngr)


Her main engines were built by Caterpillar Tractor Co, Peoria IL , she was powered by Diesel 2 x M12cy 4SA 2sc 1126kW 1530bhp Caterpillar D398TA

Other names she bore were: STONE MARSHALL (1973), ZEELAND (1977). Her last recorded name was SEAL SANDS (1992)

She is reportedly still active as of 2007

Additional Information: Works at Waterford Ireland
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