Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      LAURELWOOD
Arrived:12 December 1930
Departed:January 1931
Arrived 2:21 April 1931
Departed 2:29 November 1932
Career:Renamed MARGOT ENTZ-1952. Broken up Hamburg 31 May 1959.
Details from Oyster Company ledger. She was alredy in the river at the start of the ledger in 1931.
Voyage Record Card: Arrived Tollesbury 12 December 1930 from Hamburg "to lay-up". Passed Gibraltar 30 January 1931 for Istanbul. Arrived Tollesbury 21 April 1931 from Antwerp. Sailed River Blackwater 29 November 1932 for River Tyne.

"Haven of Rest" by Douglas Gurton lists the vessel but has no further info. See DJG_SHP

Tonnage:7,347 gross
Built:1929
Type:Tanker
Owner:J.I. Jacobs & Company
Official No:161261
ID1161261

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