10 July 1975 swivel up, liberty boat (Clarke & Carter work book KMD_001_081 )
Renamed OLYMPIAN REEFER-1980, BUENOS AIRES-1989, AMAZON REEFER-1995.
Broken up Mumbai 21 Apr 1999.
Voyage Record Card 1975
Arrived River Blackwater 16 July 1975 from River Tyne. No reference to sailing date.
P&O General Cargo Division
Above: WILD AUK in the River Blackwater Date: cJuly 1975. Source: Mersea Museum / Ashley Upsher Collection
Above: Besom Creek at the western end of Mersea Island with the River Blackwater beyond. The vessel laid up in the river is thought to be WILD AUK, 9,601 tons gross, built 1971. She was sold and renamed OLYMPIAN REEFER in 1980, broken up at Mumbai in 1999. Date: Before 1991. Source: Mersea Museum / Rose and Len Harvey Collection