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Name: BOWSTAR
Type: Sand suction dredger
Launched: 31/01/1950
Completed: 01/04/1950
Builder: Clelands (Successors) Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 148
Dimensions: 561grt, 268nrt, 161.3 x 28.2 x 12.2ft
Engines: Oil engine, 4SCSA, 7cyl (12.5 x 15in)
Engines by: Ruston & Hornsby Ltd (built at Vickers Armstrongs, Barrow)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 169549
History:
04/1950 F Bowles & Sons Ltd, Cardiff
1966 British Dredging (Shipping) Ltd, Cardiff
03/1973 Broken up
Comments: 28/03/1973: Arrived at Dublin for breaking up by Hammond Lane Foundry