Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      SYLVAFIELD
Arrived:c22 February 1932
Departed:c18 February 1934
Career:Torpedoed 15 Aug 1940 on voyage Curacao - Clyde.

Voyage Record Card January 1932 to February 1934 No movements on VRCs in this period.

Shields Daily News sailed from Avonmouth 19 Feb 1932, in River Blackwater 22 Feb 1932, 29 Jan 1934

Essex Newsman 25 Nov 1933 Capt. Macdonald, of ss SILVERFIELD, is in Colchester Hospital as the result of a fall in his bunk while his vessel was moored in the Blackwater.
Sunderland Daily Echo of 19 Feb 1934 reported SYLVAFIELD arrived River Tyne (Smiths Dock) 19-02-34 from River Blackwater

Tonnage:5,709 gross
Built:1925
Type:Tanker
Owner:Northern Petroleum Tank SS Co.
Official No:148136
ID1148136

Copyright Mersea Island Museum Trust 2019

";