175FT COMMERCIAL BARGE
Built as a tanker for Cory Tank Lighterage in 1968 by Harkers of Knottingley and converted to a dry cargo barge in 2003. She has a beam of 18ft 6ins. Has only just stopped working collecting and delivering sand and gravel for La Farge hence the reason she is now up for sale. Carries 450 tonne. Crews quarters sleep two quite comfortably and is well equipped with sink and drainer, full size cooker, fridge, cupboards and work surfaces. There are radiators and also a Reflex diesel heater. Sea toilet, wash hand basin and shower are onboard. Wheelhouse with VHF radio, Radar, Joystick and wander lead for steering. Powered by a Cummins engine and has hydraulic steering. She has generator, navigation lights, searchlight, bilge pump, anchor, chain and windlass. 240 and 24volt electrics. Laying Goole. For photos of her working just enter "Battlestone barge" in google search.