Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships
|Arrived:||18 Jan 1983|
|Departed:||10 May 1983|
|Career:||Arrived in the Blackwater as MOUNT DIRFYS and sailed as ULTIMA.
Built as SHEAF FIELD. Renamed MOUNT DIRFYS-1979, ULTIMA-1983, FIDELITY-1985, FIDEL-1988.
Broken up Chittagong 28 Sep 1988.
Swivelled by Ashley Upsher 20 Jan 1983 after previous attempt failed. Unswivelled 8 May 1983.
Mid Essex WSS - Lloyds List: arrived 18 Jan 1983 as MOUNT DIRFYS sailed 10 May 1983 as ULTIMA.
Above: MOUNT DIRFYS laid up in the River Blackwater. While in the river she was sold, and sailed 18 May 1983 as ULTIMA. Date: cMarch 1983.
Source: Mersea Museum / Tony Stacey Collection
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