Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      RARANGA
Arrived:25 June 1930
Departed:c8 October 1930
Career:Broken up Blyth 1950.
Not listed in the Oyster Company ledger which begins 1 January 1931.
Dates are from Voyage Record Cards - 8 October 1930 she was at 'Shbr', and 16 October at Glasgow.

The Scotsman of 27 Jun 1930 reported RARANGA arrived River Blackwater 25 Jun 1930 from London
Hartlepool Northern Daily Mail of 9 Oct 1930 reported RARANGA arrived River Tyne (Swan Hunter) 08-10-30 from Tollesbury

Tonnage:10,040 gross
Built:1916
Type:Passenger cargo
Owner:Shaw Savill & Albion
Official No:135699
ID1135699

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