Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      STANTHORPE
Arrived:11 August 1959
Departed:14 June 1960
Career:Built as EMPIRE MANDARIN. Renamed LULWORTH HILL-1947, CASTLE HILL-1949, LONDON BUILDER-1950, SILVER WAKE-1950, NAVARINO-1954, STANTHORPE-1955, ARDBRAE-1961. Broken up Onomichi 1 Mar 1966

Oyster Company ledger, first entry 14 August 1959, 4 weeks compensation.
14 June 1960 vacated berth.

Mid Essex WSS - Lloyds List: arrived 11 August 1959 sailed 14 Jun 1960 for Hull in tow TRADESMAN.

Tonnage:7,078 gross
Built:1944
Type:Cargo ship
Official No:169181
ID1169181

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