Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      NNAMDI AZIKIWE
Arrived:c1975
Departed:c1975
Career:William Burns says "I was an Essex Rivers Pilot back in the 1970's and had the dubious please of taking her to sea. It would probably have been mid 70's."
Renamed RONHILL 1981, IONIAN SKIPPER 1985. Broken up near Karachi 1985.
Voyage Record Cards do not record visit to Blackwater, but some dates are not on VRC but on Lloyds Voyage Record publication.
Not found by Mid-Essex WSS.
Tonnage:6,063 grt
Built:1963
Type:Cargo ship
Owner:Nigerian National Line
LR/IMO Number:5407485
Official No:321501
ID5407485

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