Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      ELSTREE GRANGE
Arrived:c27 August 1936
Departed:Before 7 September 1936
Career:Built as ABADESA, renamed DOMINION MILLER 1916, ELSTREE GRANGE 1929.
Destroyed in air attack on Liverpool 3 May 1941, which caused ammunition ship MALAKAND to explode and set ELSTREE GRANGE on fire. Broken up.

Sunderland Daily Echo & Shipping Gazette of 31 Aug 1936 reported ELSTREE GRANGE passed Southend on 26-08-36 for Tollesbury Sunderland Daily Echo & Shipping Gazette of 07 Sep 1936 reported ELSTREE GRANGE at London
Belfast News-Letter of 11-09-36 reported ELSTREE GRANGE sailed (passed ?) Gravesend 09-09-36 for Buenos Aires
Chelmsford Chronicle 11 Sep 1936 Sudden death of seaman James Murphy on board ELSTREE GRANGE, which for some days has been anchored in the Blackwater off West Mersea. Murphy's home is in London [date of death not in article ]

Tonnage:6,572 gross
Built:1916
Type:
Owner:Houlder Line Ltd
Official No:137495
ID1137495

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