Renamed NASINA-1933 ASMARA-1935. Torpedoed and sunk by submarine UNSHAKEN 11 August 1943.
Dates from Oyster Company ledger, including:
2 June 1931 Left Fishery.
26 January 1932 Mooring swivel. Landing crew.
Shields Daily News of 21 Dec 1927 Lamport & Holt MEISSONIER sailed Montevideo 06-12-27 for London
Essex Newsman of 01 Nov 1930 reported accident aboard MEISSONIER lying off Mersea Island. Ship's carpenter Hinrich fell down hold. y Dr Grant informed by Wireless message and Hinrich removed to Colchester Hospital in critical condition.
Shields Daily News of 04 Jun 1931 reported MEISSONIER passed St Catherine's Point 03-06-31 for Liverpool
Nelson Steam Navigation Company Ltd.
Above: The Pier, Tollesbury. Postcard 126360, not mailed.
Laid up ships L-R MEISSIONER (probably) - was in river from before 23 January 1931 to 22 July 1932
MOLIERE was in river 13 Mar 1931 to 21 May 1932
HIGHLAND WARRIOR was in the river January 1931 to December 1932 Date: c1932. Source: Mersea Museum / Cedric Gurton Tollesbury