Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships

Ship:      KATINA
Arrived:15 November 1962
Departed:After 25 May 1963.
Career:Oyster Company ledger lists the KATINIA, owner/agent S.G. Embiricos. There is no ship recorded of this name, but some sites list the liberty ship KATINA ex SAMSKERN as owned or managed by S.G. Embiricos. Details of KATINA:
Built as SAMSKERN. Renamed STANTHORPE-1947, DOMINGO DE LARRINAGA-1949, VASSILIS-1955, KATINA-1959, ANASTASSIA-1964. Anchor chain parted & wrecked 1.5nm S Constantza 6 January 1969.
Oyster Company ledger 15 December 1962 compensation 4 weeks 2 days. S.G. Embiricos.
25 May 1963 4 weeks compensation - the end of this ledger.
Tonnage:7,210 gross
Type:Liberty ship
Owner:S.G. Embiricos
LR/IMO Number:5183730
Official No:169993

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