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Does any know if Wallbrook which i last saw at Wells next the Sea, Norfolk, is still plying its trade. It is purely just interest that i ask i dont have any connection with the vessel.
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I should have added that Wallbrook was obviously the harbour dredger. The last time i visited Wells there was a dredger but moored out in " The Run" and not having nocs with me, i couldnt see what she was as she was stern to beach.
 

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I should mention that Wallbrook is/was a converted dredger in a make shift sort of way and not a purpose built suction dredger. It had a large steel tube which i assume was the anchor which went down through the hull and a priestman (i think) tracked crane with grab attachment. It was a fascinating set up to see working. I have seen mention of a Wallbrook within these hallowed pages but blowed if i can find it now.
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Hi,
Wallbrook is in the Gallery with some interesting comments..
Click on Coasters.
She was very familiar to me when on Beckton -Southend Gas Works coal trade.
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If you link up with Southend gasworks jetty site you will find a photgraph posted there of probably the WALLBROOK or the MAYESBROOK alongside the jetty

I spent a lot of my childhood summers days there between the jetties

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wallbrook

Thanks gents will check this out.I had no idea what she was doing before being a dredger of sorts.
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Thanks for posting the pictures. They bring back memories. Looking again at the crane on board i think it may have been a Ruston Bucyrus 22 RB. I didnt know she was sold to MOD for target practice. I also remember Ni-Tricia and always thought she was/is a handsome craft. Thanks again
 
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