Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      NOWSHERA
Arrived:28 May 1932
Departed:16 July 1932
Career:Launched as WAR CERES. Scuttled 17 November 1940.
Dates from Oyster Company ledger. First appears 28 May 1932.

Dundee Courier of 21 Jul 1932 reported NOWSHERA arrived Middlesborough 18-07-32
Northern Whig 20 May 1932 in British India schedule shows NOWSHERA next due to sail Middlesborough 28-07-32 for Karachi and Bombay via London.

Tonnage:7,920 gross
Built:1919
Type:Cargo ship
Owner:British India Steam Navigation Company
Official No:141897
ID1141897

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