Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      RARANGA
Arrived:25 June 1930
Departed:7 October 1930
Career:Broken up Blyth 1950.
Dates are from Voyage Record Cards - 8 October 1930 she was at 'Shbr', and 16 October at Glasgow.
Mid Essex WSS - Lloyds List: arrived 25 Jun 1930 sailed 7 Oct 1930.

The Scotsman of 27 Jun 1930 reported RARANGA arrived River Blackwater 25 Jun 1930 from London
Hartlepool Northern Daily Mail of 9 Oct 1930 reported RARANGA arrived River Tyne (Swan Hunter) 08-10-30 from Tollesbury

Tonnage:10,040 gross
Built:1916
Type:Passenger cargo
Owner:Shaw Savill & Albion
Official No:135699
ID1135699

RARANGA, location unknown. Back of photo says Laid up Blackwater 1930.

Above:  RARANGA, location unknown. Back of photo says Laid up Blackwater 1930.
Source: Mersea Museum / Peter Bibby Collection


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