Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      BASIL
Arrived:29 August 1962
Departed:18 March 1964
Career:Built as MOSDALE.
Renamed ALBION STAR-1954, BALZAC-1954, CARROLL-1959, NORMAN STAR-1960, BASIL-1960, ELENI K-1964, ELENI KYRIAKOU-1967, OLGA-1969, GEORGE MARKAKIS-1970, NIKOS S-1973. Broken up Bilbao 4 May 1973.
Voyage Record Card: BASIL Arrived 29 August 1962 from Hull. Sailed 18 March 1964 for London (under tow)
Tonnage:3,022 gross
Built:1939
Type:Refrigerated ship
LR/IMO Number:5037606
Official No:185511
ID5037606

BASIL, probably while laid up in the River Blackwater Date: c1962.

Above:  BASIL, probably while laid up in the River Blackwater Date: c1962.
Source: Mersea Museum / Ian Clarke Collection


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