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David Marley

David Marley

David Marley seen here in the Port of Tyne - Circa 1970's. Owned by Stephenson Clarke and employed by the Central Electricity Board to transport ash from the Tyne Power Stations to the Spoil Grounds off the Tyne.

She was a Ash Hopper Barge - self propelled.

She went on to become the TRACY BENNETT after she left the Tyne.

Broken up in 2005 whilst owned by Bennett & Sons - Rochester, Kent, UK

Built: 1963-06 R. Dunston (Hessle) Ltd. - Hessle Yard/hull No.: S799
Hull Material:Steel; Hull Connections:Welded; Decks:1 dk

Length Overall 55.500
Length (BP) 51.820
Breadth Extreme 11.310
Breadth Moulded 10.980
Draught 4.382
Depth 4.960
Gross 730
Net 337
Deadweight 1,210
Formula Deadweight 1,245

1 oil engine driving 1 FP propeller
Total Power: Mcr 721kW (980hp)
Design: Polar, Engine Builder: British Polar Engines Ltd. - Glasgow
1 x MN14S, 2 Stroke, Single Acting, In-Line (Vertical)
4 Cy. 340 x 570, Mcr: 721 kW (980 hp) at 300 rpm