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Caldergate (Motor barge) - (1926-1959)

Motor barge built by Amble Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Amble.
Measurements: 101 feet (oa)/97 feet length X 17 feet breadth.
Tonnage: 138 ton.
Engines; Oil.
For coasting service, also stationed in Blackwall Reach, River Thames, hunkering gas oil to small vessels up to 200 feet.
1959: Sold, converted to huik.