Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships

Arrived:14 May 1931
Departed:c11 December 1931
Arrived 2:16 September 1931
Departed 2:23 November 1932
Career:Dates from Oyster Company ledger and Voyage Record Cards:
Sailed London 13-05-31 Arr Tollesbury 14=05-31 where shown as "Laid-up" the next entry is passing The Lizard 13-12-31 for Barry and Newport suggesting she probably sailed from the Blackwater on 11 or 12-12-31
Shields Daily News 24 Sep 1931 Houlder Line SUTHERLAND GRANGE (is) at Tollesbury
She then completed two foreign voyages with a similar rotation
Sld London 15-09-32 Arr Tollesbury 16-09-31. The sailing date from the Blackwater is not shown but the sailing date of 23-11-32 from the T&MNOFC ledger appears correct as she was next reported on 24-11-32

Built as GUARDIANA, renamed SUTHERLAND GRANGE-1911. Broken up Rosyth 3 June 1933 [Metal Industries].

Tonnage:6,852 gross
Type:Passenger cargo
Owner:Houlder Line Ltd.
Official No:124326

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