Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      NEWCOMBIA
Arrived:20 April 1958
Departed:24 Sep 1959
Career:Broken up Antwerp 26 Sep 1959, arrived there in tow tug CLYDE.
Voyage Record Card 1958 to 1959 inclusive
Arrived River Blackwater 20 April 1958 from Rotterdam. Sailed River Blackwater 24 September 1959 for Antwerp (in tow)
Tonnage:8,292 gross
Built:1945
Type:Tanker
Owner:Shell Tankers
Official No:180497
ID1180497

NEWCOMBIA laid up in River Blackwater. Yawl THALASSA in foreground. Date: c1959.

Above:  NEWCOMBIA laid up in River Blackwater. Yawl THALASSA in foreground. Date: c1959.
Source: Mersea Museum / Paul Baker Collection

Rue Pullen on PEDRO 1. Laid up Shell tanker NEWCOMBIA. Date: c1959.

Above:  Rue Pullen on PEDRO 1. Laid up Shell tanker NEWCOMBIA. Date: c1959.
Source: Mersea Museum / Ann Ward


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