Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      MILLAIS
Arrived:6 December 1927
Departed:c3 January 1928
Career:Built as MILLAIS. Renamed SCOTTISH STAR 1938.
Torpedoed 20 Feb 1942 on voyage London - Buenos Aires

Voyage Record Card from December 1927 to January 1928 inclusive Sailed Antwerp 5 December 1927 for River Blackwater to lay-up. Passed Flushing 6 December 1927 River Blackwater stated again but with no arrival or departure dates. Arrived Immingham 4 January 1928

Shields Daily News 08-12-27 reported MILLAIS sailed Antwerp 05-12-27 for Thames to lay-up
Shields Daily News 15-12-27 reported MILLAIS (is) in River Blackwater
Shields Daily News 21 December 1927 Lamport and Holt MILLAIS (is) laid up in River Blackwater
Sheffield Daily Telegraph 10-01-28 reported MILLAIS sailed Immingham 07-01-28 after bunkering for New York

Tonnage:7,300 gross
Built:1917
Type:Refrigerated ship
Owner:Liverpool, Brazil & River Plate SN Co Ltd
Official No:140536
ID1140536

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