Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      PORT NICHOLSON
Arrived:27 July 1931
Departed:24 January 1932
Arrived 2:Before 18 November 1932
Departed 2:After 18 November 1932
Arrived 3:13 July 1936
Departed 3:16 November 1936
Career:Sunk by submarine 16 June 1942.
Dates from Oyster Company ledger - swivel on 23 February 1932.
Shields Daily News of 30 Jul 1931, 18 Nov 1932, vessel in River.

"Haven of Rest" by Douglas Gurton lists the vessel but has no further info. See DJG_SHP

Tonnage:8,402 gross
Built:1919
Type:Refrigerated ship
Owner:Commonwealth & Dominion Line
Official No:143058
ID1143058

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