Sunday, July 13, 2008

Bareki - Sydney Harbour tug boat

Built to a WWII Australian tugboat design at Goat Island shipyard on Sydney Harbour for the Maritime Services Board 40 years ago, Bareki is now a museum workboat and assists with handling the vessels in the National Maritime collection. Particulars,

Builder MSB Goat Island Shipyard, Sydney

Launched - c 1966

Length Overall - 12.39 m

Beam - 4.36 m

Draft - 2.13 m

Propulsion - Detroit 12V71 diesel, (340 kW)

Construction - Carvel planked on sawn frames

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