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From my part of the Industry I would hazard a guess its been two single barges welded together for either some Heavy Lift or Oversized Lift to be transported.
 

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its a bit like the Mercator which was built like this but its not her. I cannot read the name but it looks like SOMETHING JAY
 

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Not at all sure about mooring restrictions on the Thames,
but doesn't Southwark, or Thames River, or Port of London
know anything about these?

I remember the difficulties Jean Michel Jarre had when setting
up his Docklands Concert - welded together 9 barges to make
his "battleship". All manner of beaurocratic and safety problems
were thrown at him.
 

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It depends what its for really. To me it looks like its been sitting there a little while and is secured well.

Photo was taken about July 2003 if thats any help.
 

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Many may remember the "Drunken Docker" in Ipswich wet dock. Two barges welded together to become a social club for dockworkers. Believed to have ended up on the Thames.
 
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