Built as SAMADRE. Renamed 47 MARIA DE LARRINAGA - 64 MELETIOS. Broken up Sakaide 26 May 1969.
Oyster Company ledger first payment 14 wks 3 days compensation 29 March 1958. Last payment 5 May 1960, vacated berth 5 May 1960.
Arrived 19 Jan 1958 from Rotterdam sailed 6 May 1960 [George Swieszkowski, Ian Wells - Lloyds List]
Above: MARIA DE LARRINAGA in the River Blackwater Date: c1958. Source: Mersea Museum / Ian Clarke Collection
Above: L-R Tom Lungley, Lionel Phillips.
The ship in the background is the MARIA DE LARRINAGA - laid up in the river 1958-60. Date: c1959. Source: Mersea Museum / Sheila Phillips