Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      MILLAIS
Arrived:c14 December 1927
Departed:After 21 December 1927
Career:Built as MILLAIS. Renamed SCOTTISH STAR 1938.
Torpedoed 20 Feb 1942 on voyage London - Buenos Aires
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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