Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      PALUDINA
Arrived:13 Jan 1960
Departed:1 Mar 1961
Arrived 2:1 Mar 1961
Departed 2:2 Mar 1961
Arrived 3:18 Nov 1961
Departed 3:20 Feb 1964
Career:Broken up Bruges 21 Feb 1964
Oyster Company ledger 13 August 1960 compensation 4 weeks.
1 March 1961 vacated berth.
8 December 1962 compensation 2 weeks 5 days.
25 May 1963 compensation 4 weeks (end of ledger).

Newcastle Chronicle of 3 Mar 1961 reported PALUDINA arrived River Tyne today to be dry-docked after being laid-up in the River Blackwater.
Voyage Record Card: Arrived River Blackwater 13 January 1960 from London. Sailed River Blackwater 1 March 1960 for River Tyne. Put back due to engine trouble and subsequently sailed 2 March 1960 (for River Tyne).
Arrived River Blackwater 18 November 1962 from Dublin. Sailed River Blackwater 20 February 1964 for Bruges (in tow).

Mid Essex WSS - Lloyds List departed 20 Feb 1961 for Zeebrugge in tow SCALDIS.

Tonnage:6,414 gross
Built:1949
Type:Tanker
Owner:Shell Tankers
Official No:182926
ID1182926

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