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Dredger 'Bleasdale'
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No: 23486   Contributor: David T. Jackson   Year: 1973   Manufacturer: Simons Lobnitz Ltd, Renfrew, United Kingdom   Country: United Kingdom
Dredger 'Bleasdale'

British suction hopper dredger "Bleasdale" returning to Fleetwood in March 1973. See also Marcel's picture #385 & picture #417 on this site & my picture 6626 on the Your Boat website.
Picture added on 11 January 2014 at 08:51
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My grandad was skipper of the bleasdale up until 1982 when he passed away.

Added by Julie Bruneel on 25 February 2015.
My father and I both worked on this ship .Dad from 1963 till 1978 . I did two stints on her 1967 -1969 - 1974'- 1978 -- went to Barrow 1968 working dredging for launch of nuclear sub . Was on it when it blew up in the river no engine no power whatsoever trying to drop anchor drifting on in coming tilde very exciting.. Engine room Fire . Fathers name Bill Hargreaves my is William Hargreaves

Added by William Hargreaves on 21 April 2015.
My father and I both worked on this ship .Dad from 1963 till 1978 . I did two stints on her 1967 -1969 - 1974'- 1978 -- went to Barrow 1968 working dredging for launch of nuclear sub . Was on it when it blew up in the river no engine no power whatsoever trying to drop anchor drifting on in coming tilde very exciting.. Engine room Fire . Fathers name Bill Hargreaves my is William Hargreaves

Added by William Hargreaves on 21 April 2015.
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Simons Lobnitz Ltd, Renfrew, United Kingdom

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