Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      CAPE BRETON
Arrived:5 January 1960
Departed:1 March 1960
Career:Broken up Bo'ness, arrived 24 Dec 1962
Oyster Company ledger first entry 30 January 1960 4 weeks compensation. Last entry 27 February 1960 4 weeks compensation.
Newcastle Evening Chronicle 19 Feb 1960 reported CAPE BRETON due River Tyne (Swan Hunter) for repair after being laid-up
Voyage Record Card: Arrived River Blackwater 5 January 1960 from Ipswich. Sailed River Blackwater 1 March 1960 for River Tyne.
Tonnage:6,044 gross
Built:1940
Type:Cargo ship
Owner:Bowring S S Co.
Official No:167607
ID1167607

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