Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      NEVASA
Arrived:30 January 1948
Departed:22 March 1948
Career:Reference on www.clydesite.co.uk says "resumed commercial service in 1946 but was basically a troopship. Jan 1948 laid up in the River Blackwater and then scrapped at Bo'ness". Arrived Bo'ness 25 Mar 1948.
From Oyster Company ledger:
- 12 March 1948 Compensation 6 wks 1 day, owner British India Steam Nav. Co.
- 22 March 1948 Compensation 1 week 3 days.
Voyage Record Card for 1948 Arrived River Blackwater 30 January 1948 from Southampton. No reference to sailing date.

Arrived 30 Jan 1948 departed 22 Mar 1948 for Bo'ness in tow tugs MERCHANTMAN and SERVICEMAN. Mid-Essex WSS - Lloyds List.

Tonnage:9,070 gross
Built:1913
Type:Troop ship
Owner:British India S N Co.
Official No:133102
ID1133102

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