Objects: To take over the business carried on at Caxton House, S.W., by H.C.Ritchie and W.Black, as the "Concrete Seacraft Company",
to take over a contract between the said company and the Admiralty for the construction and delivery of reinforced concrete barges &c.
Signatories: E.C.Hannen, W.Black
(For a picture of the yard, see here: http://viewfinder.english-heritage.org.uk/search/detail.asp?calledFrom=oai&imageUID=16764)
CRETECAMP (barge) Yard.no: 2. (Off.no.: 143302)
Lch.: 1919, Compl.: 1919.10.
753 grt, 726 nrt. (later 717 nrt)
Dim: 54,86 m x 9,66 x 5,21 m.
1917: Ordered as PD 45
1919.10.: Completed for The Shipping Controller, London, U.K. as CRETECAMP
1921: Transferred to the Board of Trade, London, U.K.
1922. Crete Shipping Co. Ltd., London, U.K. (mgr: Stelp & Leighton Ltd.)
1923: Sold to Norway.
1924: Sold to Iceland.
Cancelled orders: PD 47 - 54
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Last update: 2001.03.26.