13-10-2014 : Cherry Sand

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13-10-2014 : Cherry Sand

Post by time out images » Mon Oct 13, 2014 8:23 am

dredger cherry sand heading for AYR
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Re: cherry sand

Post by Angus Mac Kinnon » Tue Oct 14, 2014 11:57 am

Grab-Hopper Dredger CHERRY SAND : IMO 6811059 : O.N. 333950 : Arriving from Hull/Immimgham

Having come North-about, down the Minch, through the Sound of Islay and into the Sound of Jura, the Dredger CHERRY SAND is now on the West side of Kintyre about to pass Machrihanish on her way to the port of Ayr. (ETA Ayr showing as 12:00 Noon but more likely to be around 16:00 - 17:00 hours)

Built in 1968, this hard-working 'oldie' was modified and modernised in 1994 and again in 1999, and still going strong as she approaches a half-century in years.

Flag : United Kingdom
Port : Grimsby
Owners 1968-1982 : British Transport Docks
Owners 1982-2014 : Associated British Ports
Managers : U.K. Dredging of Cardiff, United Kingdom

GRT : 1,080 T.
DWT : 2,305 T.

Dimensions : 59.4 m x 62.84 m x 12.4 m x 3.6 m

Launched on 15-03-1968 and Completed in June 1968

Builder : Appledore Shipbuilders, of Appledore, Devon (Yard Number as53)

Propulsion : Two diesel oil engines, each rated at 665 kW, giving vessel a nominal speed of 10 knots

Hopper Capacity : 765 m3
Max Dredge Depth : 21 metres
Bucket Sizes : 3 m3 for heavy digging and 5 m3 for light digging
Grab Crane : Pulleman
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Grab-Dredger CHERRY SAND at Ayr Harbour
Dredger Cherry Sand at Ayr Harbour.JPG
Dredger CHERRY SAND at Ayr Harbour
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Grab-Dre4dger CHERRY SAND at Ayr

Post by Angus Mac Kinnon » Wed Oct 22, 2014 4:52 pm

Hopper-Dredger CHERRY SAND still busy dredging the Inner Basin and river berths areas of Ayr Harbour.

(Taken on the after noon of Wednesday 22nd October 2014)
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CHERRY SAND dredging Ayr Harbour
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Re: cherry sand

Post by Angus Mac Kinnon » Wed Oct 29, 2014 4:20 pm

CHERRY SAND departed Ayr Harbour at 13:45 hours today (29-10-2014) and now heading South bound for the Tyne.
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