Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      ESSO PURFLEET
Arrived:5 September 1961
Departed:22 Aug 1963
Career:Built as T2 tanker RIDGEFIELD. Renamed ESSO PURFLEET-1947. Broken up Willebroek 23 Aug 1963.
Oyster Company ledger 9 September 1961 compensation 1 week. Last entry 27 April 1963 compensation 4 weeks.
Voyage Record Card: Arrived River Blackwater 5 September 1961 from London. Sailed River Blackwater 22 August 1963 for Antwerp (in tow tug SCHELDE).
Tonnage:10,297 gross
Built:1944
Type:Tanker
Official No:181581
ID2246172

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