Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      REEFER DUKU
Arrived:10 Jun 1986
Departed:5 Nov 1986
Career:Built as WILD FULMAR by Drammen Slip, Drammen. Renamed: REEFER DUKU-1983, STARSEA-1988, MIDWAY-1990. Suffered an explosion & fire 35nm NW Punta Mala, Panama 29/5/90

Swivelled by Ashley Upsher 11 Jun 1986 and unswivelled 5 Nov 1986.
Mid Essex WSS - Lloyds List: arrived 10 Jun 1986 sailed 5 Nov 1986

Tonnage:5,014 / 6,925 gross
Built:1974
Type:Refrigerated ship
Owner:SembawangReefer Lines (Duha) (Pte) Ltd
LR/IMO Number:7369015
ID7369015

REEFER DUKU laid up on the River Blackwater 16th August 1986. Date: 16 August 1986.

Above:  REEFER DUKU laid up on the River Blackwater 16th August 1986. Date: 16 August 1986.
Source: Mersea Museum / John Jones


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