Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      HUNTSEND
Arrived:18 September 1923
Departed:cDecember 1923
Career:Built Bremen as LUTZOW for Norddeutscher Lloyd.
3 Aug 1914 seized by British in Suez Canal and in 1915 renamed HUNTSEND, owner The Admiralty.
1923 renamed LUTZOW owner Norddeutscher Lloyd.
December 1932 broken up Vegesack

Gloucester Citizen 28 August 1923 reported HUNTSEND sailing for Southampton after evacuating troops from Turkey.
Dundee Courier 21 Sep 1923 HUNTSEND arrived Tollesbury on 18-09-23 from Southampton

Tonnage:8,818 gross
Built:1908
Type:Passenger cargo
Owner:British Government
Official No:136828
ID1136828

H.M. Transport HUNTSEND, formerly the Norddeutscher Lloyd liner LUTZOW. She was laid up in the River Blackwater from 18 September 1923 until she was sold back to Norddeutscher Lloyd and renamed LUTZOW. She was broken up Vegesack 1932.

Location of photo not known.

Above:  H.M. Transport HUNTSEND, formerly the Norddeutscher Lloyd liner LUTZOW. She was laid up in the River Blackwater from 18 September 1923 until she was sold back to Norddeutscher Lloyd and renamed LUTZOW. She was broken up Vegesack 1932. Location of photo not known.
Source: Mersea Museum / Photoship


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