Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      MYTILUS
Arrived:8 March 1946
Departed:24 June 1946
Career:1928-1946 owner was Norwegian, A/S Mytilus. 1946 Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Company.

Arrived Harwich 14 August 1941, for use as oil fuel depot. Transferred to British Index 14 Nov 1941. Classed as a hulk 16 Dec 1942. Returned to Anglo Saxon Petroleum Company.
Thameshaven 30 Sep 1946 and then towed to Palembang River, Indonesia for use as a storage ship. [ National Archives BT 389/21/180 ]

Arrived 8 March 1946 sailed 24 March 1946 [George Swieszkowski - Lloyds List]
Broken up Bombay 3 November 1950.

From Oyster Company ledger:
- 20 April 1946 Compensation 6 wks 2 days. Agent W. Fieldgate & Son.
- 24 June 1946 Compensation 9 wks 2 days.

Tonnage:5,716 gross
Built:1916
Type:Tanker
Owner:Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Company
Official No:139148
ID1139148

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