Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      PORT VICTOR
Arrived:8 May 1931
Departed:2 February 1932
Arrived 2:12 November 1933
Departed 2:12 December 1933
Arrived 3:25 July 1935
Departed 3:7 November 1935
Career:Built as MURITAI, renamed PORT VICTOR-1916. Broken up Bo'ness 10 November 1935.
From Oyster Company ledger.
- 6 November 1935 Owner/agent Thos. Ward, Sheffield.
- 7 November 1935 sailed.
Shields Daily News of 30 Jul 1931, 18 Nov 1932, 22 Aug 1935, 15 Oct 1935, vessel in River.
Shields Daily News 21 Jul 1933 PORT VICTOR (is) at Tollesbury (since) 12-11-33

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

Tonnage:7.280 gross
Built:1916
Type:Refrigerated ship
Owner:Commonwealth & Dominion Line
Official No:129099
ID1129099

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