Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      CARDIGANSHIRE
Arrived:10 May 1927
Departed:17 September 1927
Career:1929 sold to The South Georgia Co. Ltd. and converted to whale factory ship. Renamed SALVESTRIA. She was mined 27 July 1940, 56.04.6N 3.04.48W on voyage Aruba to Grangemouth with fuel oil.

Arrived 10 May 1927 sailed 17 September 1927 [George Swieszkowski - Lloyds List]

Tonnage:9,426 gross
Built:1913
Type:Passenger cargo
Owner:Royal Mail Steam Packet Co.
Official No:132045
ID1132045

CARDIGANSHIRE or CARMARTHENSHIRE - part of a postcard of Bradwell on Sea. Date: 1920s.

Above:  CARDIGANSHIRE or CARMARTHENSHIRE - part of a postcard of Bradwell on Sea. Date: 1920s.
Source: Ron Green Collection

Barge BLACKWATER at Bradwell on Sea. Date: 1920s.

Above:  Barge BLACKWATER at Bradwell on Sea. Date: 1920s.
Source: Ron Green Collection


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