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Remains of an ammunition barge at Budeaux Wharf on the east bank of the River Tamar.

Type

Steel ammunition barge

History

This is a typical example of a WWII design ammunition barge which has now become part of the boatyard at Budeaux Wharf.

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Description

The barge is intact and still has her deck fittings but many of the deck plates have rusted away. The hull is holed below the waterline and floods each tide.

The barge is similar to Oreston 1 & 2 SHIPS Link and Laira Bridge 1 SHIPS Link.

Location and Access

Budeaux Wharf, Plymouth

Budeaux Wharf is a private boatyard and there is no public access..

Nearby hulks include Budeaux 1 SHIPS Link, Budeaux 2 SHIPS Link, Budeaux 3 SHIPS Link,Reynolds Barge SHIPS Link

Last updated 03 Jan 2021

Position OS: SX 43581 58257
Position GPS: 50.403323, -4.202437

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Information

Date Built:

WWII

Type:

Ammunition barge

Builder:

Unknown

Official Number:

Unknown

Length

60ft / 18.3m

Beam

16ft / 5m

Draft

Unknown

Construction

Steel

Propulsion

None

Tonnage

Unknown

Portmarks

None

Outcome

In use as a store

Reference

Unknown


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