Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      JASON
Arrived:7 May 1931
Departed:20 September 1931
Career:Broken up Osaka 4 December 1931.
From Oyster Company ledger - agent Alfred Holt & Co.
- 7 May 1931 swivel.
- 20 September 1931 left fishery.

Shields Daily News 01 Jul 1931 Alfred Holt & Co JASON at Tollesbury 07-05-31
Shields Daily News 16 Sep 1931 records her at Tollesbury since May.
Hull Daily Mail 18-09-31 reported JASON leaves River Blackwater 20-09-31 and is due Hull 21-09-31 to dry-dock and bunker.
Shields Daily News 23 Sep 1931 Alfred Holt & Co JASON departed Tollesbury for Hull (no date)

Tonnage:7.450 gross
Built:1902
Type:Cargo ship
Owner:Ocean S.S. Co.
Official No:115297
ID1115297

Part of a photograph of The Shore, Bradwell on Sea, taken 1931-32. The vessels shown are thought to be a Blue Funnel liner, probably JASON, liner (7 May 1931 - 20 Sep 1931), PORT CURTIS and HIGHLAND WARRIOR. HIGHLAND WARRIOR left the river 7 December 1932. Date: cAugust 1931.

Above:  Part of a photograph of The Shore, Bradwell on Sea, taken 1931-32. The vessels shown are thought to be a Blue Funnel liner, probably JASON, liner (7 May 1931 - 20 Sep 1931), PORT CURTIS and HIGHLAND WARRIOR. HIGHLAND WARRIOR left the river 7 December 1932. Date: cAugust 1931.
Source: Mersea Museum / Ian Clarke Collection


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