Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      LONGWOOD
Arrived:17 November 1930
Departed:18 December 1930
Arrived 2:26 August 1931
Departed 2:2 January 1933
Career:Arrived 17 Nov 1930 sailed 18 Dec 1930 arrived 27 May 1931 sailed 2 Jan 1933 [George Swieszkowski - Lloyds List]

Shields Daily News 04 Jan 1933 LONGWOOD arrived River Tyne (Middle Dock) 04-01-33 from River Blackwater

Liverpool Journal of Commerce:
09-01-31 reports Longwood sailed River Blackwater 18 December 1930 for New Orleans
10-01-31 reports Longwood arrived New Orleans 8 January 1931 from River Blackwater
26-05-31 reports Longwood sailed Antwerp 19 May 31 for Trinidad
12-06-31 reports Longwood sailed Trinidad 7 June 1931 for New Orleans
27-08-31 reports Longwood arrived Tollesbury 26 August 1931 from Lisbon
05-01-33 reports Longwood sailed from Tollesbury for the Tyne, after lying up since August 1931

"Haven of Rest" by Douglas Gurton lists the vessel but has no further info. See DJG_SHP

Broken up Blyth 10 June 1955.

Tonnage:9,463 gross
Built:1930
Type:Tanker
Owner:John I. Jacobs
Official No:162473
ID1162473

Copyright Mersea Island Museum Trust 2021
Hosted by Krystal.uk

";