Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      HELIX
Arrived:1 December 1961
Departed:4 July 1962
Career:c30 November 1961 arrived in River Blackwater from Tilbury Repair Jetty.
Renamed KOSSMATELLA-1962. Broken up Hsinkang 26 May 1972.
Oyster Company ledger, first entry, 4 November 1961 compensation 2 days.
3 July 1962 compensation 1 week 3 days.
Voyage Record Card: HELIX arrived River Blackwater 1 December 1961 from London. Sailed River Blackwater 4 July 1962 for Rotterdam
Tonnage:12,089 gross
Built:1953
Type:Tanker
Owner:Shell Tankers
LR/IMO Number:5194844
Official No:185962
ID5194844

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