Ac1320 Build at Richborough (GB) On 18 September 1918 ( TRITON ) FOR SALE
the National Railway Museum York, UK.   Welding Timeline 1900 – 1950 1918. Admiralty testing of metal-arc welding on Barge...
 
Soldiers constructing barge Ac 1320
Soldiers in the hold of barge Ac 1320 during its construction.  The barge was assembled using electrical welding.
Senior Army officers, soldiers and shipbuilders  inspecting the electrical welded barge Ac 1320.
Launching barge Ac 1320, 19 September 1918.
 
 
 
 
Rupelmonde 2008
Ac1320
 
Ac 1320 - 39m x 5.05m
Ca 3,4m x 4-5m
Ca 3,4m x 4-5m
 
Ca 21m x 5m
Ca 2,8m x 4-5m
Ca 2,4m x 4-4,5m  +  Ca 2,4m x 2-4,5m
Ac 1320 - Smyling?
 
 
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Unique Barge For Sale

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Ac1320 is the first of many 'all electrical-wire welded barges' that have been build which allowed material and munitions to be channeled from the UK to inside France close to the actual WWII fighting forces. The vessel, back in ship shape, is for sale.

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Unique Barge For Sale

  1. 1. Ac1320 Build at Richborough (GB) On 18 September 1918 ( TRITON ) FOR SALE
  2. 2. the National Railway Museum York, UK. Welding Timeline 1900 – 1950 1918. Admiralty testing of metal-arc welding on Barge Ac 1320 leads Lloyd’s Register to permit metal-arc welding in main structures on an experimental basis. www.weldinghistory.org/whistoryfolder/welding/wh_1900-1950.html
  3. 4. Soldiers constructing barge Ac 1320
  4. 5. Soldiers in the hold of barge Ac 1320 during its construction. The barge was assembled using electrical welding.
  5. 6. Senior Army officers, soldiers and shipbuilders inspecting the electrical welded barge Ac 1320.
  6. 7. Launching barge Ac 1320, 19 September 1918.
  7. 12. Rupelmonde 2008
  8. 13. Ac1320
  9. 15. Ac 1320 - 39m x 5.05m
  10. 16. Ca 3,4m x 4-5m
  11. 17. Ca 3,4m x 4-5m
  12. 19. Ca 21m x 5m
  13. 20. Ca 2,8m x 4-5m
  14. 21. Ca 2,4m x 4-4,5m + Ca 2,4m x 2-4,5m
  15. 22. Ac 1320 - Smyling?

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