Mistral. Journal of the Mersea Island Society. January 1983. Page 28.
Laying - Up continued.
The largest ship in recent months was the NEWHAVEN at 26,996 metric tones summer deadweight and 570 ft in length overall. Once toe GLYNTAF of Welsh owners Idwal Williams, she was sold to new owners whilst in the Blackwater and departed to Swansea where she was renamed FANNYAN.
NORFOLK FERRY arrived January 1982
ZAK ex STRATHTAY, ex TREBARTHA, arrived June 1982
NEWHAVEN arrived June departed October for Swansea
CAPE AVANTI DUE, ex SUGAR PRODUCER, arrived June.
OPAL BOUNTY arrived July departed October for R. Tyne.
PROTOKLITOS arrived July
GIANIS MARIOS H arrived July departed October for Antwerp
DELPHIC REEFER arrived July departed October for Flushing
ALIAKMON RIVER arrived July
TURQUOISE BOUNTY arrived August departed October for R. Tyne
SOPHIA C arrived August departed November for Montreal
MEADOWBANK arrived August departed October for Hamburg
INTRA TRUTH arrived October departed December for Dunkirk
ESSEX FERRY arrived December.
Date: January 1983