Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      SILVERCEDAR
Arrived:9 September 1932
Departed:17 December 1932
Career:Torpedoed and sunk 15 October 1941.
Dates from Oyster Company ledger.

Sunderland Daily Echo & Shipping Gazette of 23 September 1932 reported SILVERCEDAR passed Beachy Head 08-09-32 for Tollesbury from Manchester
Hartlepool Northern Daily Mail of 19 Dec 1932 reported SILVERCEDAR arrived River Tyne 19-12-32

Tonnage:4,354 gross
Built:1924
Type:Cargo ship
Owner:S. & J. Thompson
Official No:147694
ID1147694

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