Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      EAGLE
Arrived:13 Jul 1987
Departed:30 Dec 1987
Career:Built 1972 as WEYROC by Rickmers Rhederei G.m.b.H, Bremerhaven. Renamed MODENA-1982, ODEN-1985, EAGLE-1987. Broken up China Nov 2003.
Also made a second visit to the River Blackwater as ODEN, arriving 3 May 1986 and left 22 Jan 1987.
Made a third visit, arriving as ODEN 13 Jul 1987 and departing 21 Dec 1987 as EAGLE.


Swivelled by Ashley Upsher 6 Dec 1985 and unswivelled 5 Mar 1986.
Swivelled 3 May 1986 and unswivelled 20 Jan 1987.
Swivelled 18 Jul 1987 and unswivelled as EAGLE 21 Dec 1987.

EAGLE departed 30 Dec 1987 - George Swieszkowski - Lloyds List]

Tonnage:8,929 gross
Built:1972
Type:Bulk carrier
LR/IMO Number:7208364
ID7208364

ODEN laid-up in the River Blackwater, Essex on 4th May 1986. Date: 4 May 1986.

Above:  ODEN laid-up in the River Blackwater, Essex on 4th May 1986. Date: 4 May 1986.
Source: Mersea Museum / John Jones


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