Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      DOMINIA
Arrived:c1927
Departed:c1927
Career:Essex Chronicle 8 May 1931 says the DOMINIA, the largest cable-laying ship in the world, came up for two years. The dates in the article are not precises, but suggest it was after the two wind-jammers had left i.e. Autumn 1924.

Sold to Russia renamed NIKOLAY EZHOV - 1937, FELIKS DZERZHINSKIY - 1939. She was probably broken up 1968 to 1978.

Tonnage:9,273 gross
Built:1926
Type:Cable ship
Owner:Telegraph Construction & Maintenance Co. Ltd.
LR/IMO Number:1148768
Official No:148768
ID1148768

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