Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      LA CRESCENTA
Arrived:13 September 1932
Departed:c16 September 1932
Career:Essex Record Office document DF 106/1/10/12 T&MNOFC Record of Ships Moored on Fishery 1930-33 gives dates and says "Not on Fishery".
Shields Daily News of 16 Sep 1932 reported LA CRESCENTA arrived River Blackwater 13-09-32
Hull Daily Mail of 19-09-32 reported LA CRESCENTA was 87 mi SE of Lands End on 17-09-32 for Istanbul
Lost at sea c6 December 1934 - missing on voyage from San Luis, USA, to Osaka, Japan.
Tonnage:5,880 gross
Built:1923
Type:Tanker
Owner:Harris & Dixon (Crescent Navigation Company)
Official No:147519
ID1147519

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