Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      NUCULANA
Arrived:23 January 1958
Departed:31 May 1958
Career:www.helderline.nl says she was sold by Shell in 1958 and became AVE - a Bulk Carrier.
Broken up Kaohsiung 29 Mar 1968.
Oyster Company ledger only payment is 4 wks 4 days compensation 1 February 1958.
Voyage Record Card: Arrived River Blackwater 23 January 1958 from Eastham. Escorted to River Blackwater after boiler trouble on passage. Renamed as AVE per Lloyds Shipping Index 3 June 1958.
Arrived 20 Jan 1958 from Stanlow, sailed 31 May 1958 as AVE [ George Swieszkowski, Ian Wells - Lloyds List]
Tonnage:8,179 gross
Built:1942
Type:Tanker
Owner:Shell Tankers
Official No:168306
ID1168306

Shell Tanker NUCULANA laid up in the River Blackwater. Date: 1958.

Above:  Shell Tanker NUCULANA laid up in the River Blackwater. Date: 1958.
Source: Mersea Museum / Ian Clarke Collection


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