Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships

Ship:      BRONTE
Arrived:Before 1 January 1931
Departed:24 August 1931
Career:Launched as WAR CONEY. Torpedoed and scuttled 30 October 1939.
Dates from Oyster Company ledger. Already in the river at the start of ledger January 1931.
Shields Daily News 29 May 1931, vessel in River. Shields Daily News 27 Aug 1931 reported BRONTE arrived Immingham 25-08-31
Tonnage:5,314 gross
Type:Cargo ship
Owner:Lamport & Holt
Official No:140623

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