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Yard No. 161

Yard Number 161 was named PIONEER when launched on Saturday 15/04/1905 by Ferguson Shipbuilders Port Glasgow for Victorian Government Dept of Ports & Harbours Melbourne

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1905
Ship Type: Hopper Dredger
Tonnage: 543 grt
Length: 170 feet (BP)
Breadth: 37.1 feet

Owner History:
Victorian Government, Dept of Ports & Harbours, Melbourne

This ship had an unhappy end, as she was scuttled on 1950

Additional Information: Completed: May 1905
Scuttled off Port Phillip
Previous update by Bruce Biddulph