Droxford

Vessel Name on Arrival: 
Droxford
Vessel Type: 
Salvage Vessel
Official Number: 
300469
GRT: 
1,302
Year Built: 
1958
Arrival Date: 
01/10/1980
Original Builder: 
John Lewis of Aberdeen
Original Yard No.: 
274
Name Changes: 

1958  :  Risdon Beazley Limited of Southampton

1970  :  Risdon Beazley Ulrich Harms Limited without change of name

1974  :  Risdon Beazley Marine Limited without change of name

 

Other Information: 

A purpose-built Salvage Vessel for Messrs Risdon Beazley Limited of Southampton.

Steam engine by the Builder

Among many notable salvage projects over the years, DROXFORD played a pivotal role in the return of Brunel's S.S. GREAT BRITAIN from the Falkland Isles in 1970.

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