Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      TAYGETOS
Arrived:15 December 1957
Departed:21 February 1960
Career:Built as FORT BRANDON. Renamed 48 LAURENTIAN HILL, TAYGETOS, 60 AEGEAN SEA, 60 HO PING 79, 67 ZHAN DOU 79. Broken up China 1985.
Oyster Company ledger first payment 10 weeks 5 days 27 February 1958, Coulouthros Ltd. Last 21 February 1960, 3 weeks 2 days.
Voyage Record Card: Arrived River Blackwater 15 December 1957 from Amsterdam. Sailed 21 February 1960 for Hamburg (in tow)
Tonnage:7,131 gross
Built:1943
Type:Cargo ship
Official No:169585
ID1169585

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