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Refrigerated cargo ship ORCHIDEA laid up in the River Blackwater. It is one of the three ships that came to the river when the owners IFR were bankrupt in 1976 - GLADIOLA is astern.
ORCHIDEA was in the River 9 July 1976 to 29 October 1976. All three ships were sold to Cunard, the ORCHIDEA being renamed SERVIA. She was broken up in 1990.
Photo: Mersea Museum - Geoff Mole
Image ID GSM_SHP_003
Category 1 Ships and Boats-->Merchant -->Power
Category 2 Blackwater-->Laid up ships
This image is part of the Mersea Museum Collection.