Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      MARYLYN
Arrived:7 May 1958
Departed:18 November 1958
Career:Renamed IONIC SKY-1965, KAANTHOS-1967, ANTINOUS-1969, OCEAN GLORY-1971. Foundered 12.15N/81.41E 4 Jun 1971.
Oyster Company ledger, first entry 9 weeks 2 days compensation 24 May 1958, Walmer Steamship Co. 3 January 1959, 8 weeks compensation.
Item in shipsnostalgia says she sailed Rotterdam 6 May 1958, arrived Blackwater 7 May 1958. By 22 Mar 1959 she was leaving Sapele for Avonmouth.
Tonnage:7,602 gross
Built:1953
Type:Cargo ship
LR/IMO Number:5227902
ID5227902

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