Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      MARIA DE LARRINAGA
Arrived:19 January 1958
Departed:6 May 1960
Career:Built as SAMADRE. Renamed 47 MARIA DE LARRINAGA - 64 MELETIOS. Broken up Sakaide 26 May 1969.
Oyster Company ledger first payment 14 wks 3 days compensation 29 March 1958. Last payment 5 May 1960, vacated berth 5 May 1960.

Arrived 19 Jan 1958 sailed 6 May 1960 [George Swieszkowski - Lloyds List]

Tonnage:7,277 gross
Built:1944
Type:Liberty ship
LR/IMO Number:5222615
Official No:169916
ID5222615

MARIA DE LARRINAGA in the River Blackwater Date: c1958.

Above:  MARIA DE LARRINAGA in the River Blackwater Date: c1958.
Source: Mersea Museum / Ian Clarke Collection

L-R Tom Lungley, Lionel Phillips.
The ship in the background is the MARIA DE LARRINAGA - laid up in the river 1958-60. Date: c1959.

Above:  L-R Tom Lungley, Lionel Phillips. The ship in the background is the MARIA DE LARRINAGA - laid up in the river 1958-60. Date: c1959.
Source: Mersea Museum / Sheila Phillips


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