Mentioned in 'Companion to Essex' as a four-masted Liverpool vessel, laid up in the River Blackwater.
1930 sold to Italian owners, renamed CALIFORNIA.
11 Aug 1941 sunk by allied aircraft Syracuse Harbour
See http://www.merchantnavyofficers.com/cunard7.html for picture and info on being laidup 1925-1930 [Aug 2016 this link does not work]
VRC_031 covers 19 April 1928 to 25 January 1930 but leaves a big gap and does not specifically mention River Blackwater.
12 May 1928 Southend.
25 January 1930 London.