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Dutch Cargo Barge for conversion

  • Street: Sharpness Docks
  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Listed: November 11, 2013 7:12 pm
  • Expires: This ad has expired
Dutch Cargo Barge for conversion


Unique opportunity to acquire the only, and largest, commercial vessel to navigate the River Wye to the ancient port of Hereford in last 200 years.

Built in 1930, beam 5.07 meters. Length 38 metres. Massive hold ready for conversion. Accommodation currently in the stern below the wheelhouse includes living room/kitchen, bedroom with shower, separate toilet. The engine is in good working order.

Originating from Holland and part of operation ‘Sea Lion’ – article Sud Holland September 1990. To get a flavour of what she has been up to over the last twenty years Google ‘Wye Invader’.

This is a fantastic opportunity to create a bespoke boat house whilst buying into a piece of history. She is currently moored at the Boat Yard at Sharpness Docks. UK.

CALL: Steve Beecham tel: 07740 444886 to find out more.

Vessel name: Wye Invader
Vessel type: Dutch barge
Year constructed: 1930
No of engines: 1
Engine model: Volvo Penta
Engine power: 96hp
Drive type: prop shaft
Length: 38 metres
Beam: 5 metres
Maximum draft: 2 metres
Hull material: steel – rivet construction

Ad Reference ID: 3852812aeece8d0

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  • Listed by: WyeInvader
  • Member Since: November 11, 2013

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