Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      IRIS QUEEN
Arrived:cSeptember 1976
Departed:After September 1976
Career:Sold to Cunard after IFR bankruptcy. Renamed SCYTHIA-1976, CENTAURUS-1986.
Fire Wilmington, Del 8 Feb 1989 and broken up Chittagong 18 Jul 1989.
Recorded by Martin Klingsick as being in River 12 September 1976
Tonnage:12,059 gross
Built:1972
Type:Reefer
ID7222803

IRIS QUEEN in Jakarta with a full load of bagged sugar from Racifi South America.

Above:  IRIS QUEEN in Jakarta with a full load of bagged sugar from Racifi South America.
Source: Mersea Museum / Jonathan Nutting

IRIS QUEEN laid up in River Blackwater Date: 12 September 1976.

Above:  IRIS QUEEN laid up in River Blackwater Date: 12 September 1976.
Source: Mersea Museum / Martin Klingsick


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