Graving Bank, Waterford
Three River Barges, also the Steam Barge ‘Coolawn’, for sale
To be sold by auction, on Friday, 8th September, 1905, at 12 o’clock, at the Graving Bank, Waterford, by directions of Messrs Robert McAlpine and Sons (owing to the completion of the Waterford and Rosslare Railway), 3 River Barges, also the Steam Barge, ‘Coolawn’. Carrying capacity, 25 to 40 tons.
All are in good working repair, and well found. Terms — Cash.
THOS WALSH & SON, Auctioneers, The Mall, Waterford
Waterford Standard 26 August 1905
City of Waterford // Valuable Steam Barge for sale
To be sold by auction, on Tuesday, 2nd October, 1906, at Twelve o’clock, at the Graving Bank, Waterford. By directions of Messrs Robert McAlpine and Soons, Railway Contractors, the steel steam barge ‘Coolawn’.
To carry from 40 to 45 tons on light draft of water; length about 58 feet, beam 13 feet 6 inches; fitted with Winch, Double Cylinder Engine, Screw Propeller with three blades, Boiler of the locomotive type, by Tangye; Two feed Tanks, to hold about 600 gallons each.
This Sale is well worthy the attention of contractors and others. She is in good working order, and can be inspected day previous to and morning of sale. Terms — Cash.
Thomas Walsh & Son, Auctioneers etc, The Mall, Waterford
Irish Times 29 September 1906