Renamed NELA-1933. Broken up Ghent November 1945.
Dates from Oyster Company ledger.
Essex Record Office document DF 106/1/10/12 T&MNOFC Record of Ships Moored on Fishery 1930-33 gives arrival date November 1931, but Oyster Company ledger has several entries before this date.
Shields Daily News 21 Dec 1927 Lamport and Holt MOLIERE laid up at Southend
"Haven of Rest" by Douglas Gurton lists the vessel but has no further info. See DJG_SHP
Nelson Steam Navigation Company
Above: The Pier, Tollesbury. Postcard 126360, not mailed.
Laid up ships L-R MEISSIONER (probably) - was in river from before 23 January 1931 to 22 July 1932
MOLIERE was in river 13 Mar 1931 to 21 May 1932
HIGHLAND WARRIOR was in the river January 1931 to December 1932 Date: c1932. Source: Mersea Museum / Cedric Gurton Tollesbury
Above: The Pier, Tollesbury. Postcard 126361.
Laid up ships - MOLIERE on the left was in river 13 Mar 1931 to 21 May 1932
HIGHLAND WARRIOR in the centre was in the river January 1931 to December 1932 Date: Before 7 December 1932. Source: Mersea Museum / Jenny Bibby Collection