Dutch coasters BARRACUDA and ALBERT D at the Moler Works at Colchester Hythe. The works manufactured fire bricks and a number of Dutch coasters were regular visitors bringing in clay from Denmark.



BARRACUDA 290 tons built 1950 registered Groningen

ALBERT D 349 tons built 1950 - became FRISIA - 1956, UNITED JOY 1975, MAJID YAD 1977. Deleted from register 1998. Over the years she was ...
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Dutch coasters BARRACUDA and ALBERT D at the Moler Works at Colchester Hythe. The works manufactured fire bricks and a number of Dutch coasters were regular visitors bringing in clay from Denmark.

BARRACUDA 290 tons built 1950 registered Groningen
ALBERT D 349 tons built 1950 - became FRISIA - 1956, UNITED JOY 1975, MAJID YAD 1977. Deleted from register 1998. Over the years she was registered in Rotterdam, Harlingen, Port Moresby, Singapore, Panama and Abadan.

Photograph by Robert Gore, but noted to have come from Philip Kershaw.


Date: 1950      

Photo: Mersea Museum - Charles Traill
Image ID IA01_861
Category 2 Ships and Boats-->Merchant -->Power

This image is part of the Mersea Island Museum Collection.