Broken up Hamburg 31 July 1954.
Dates from Oyster Company ledger, which lists name as CORNERBROOK. No departure date is given for second visit - last entry is compensation was paid 5 April 1932.
11 Feb 1933 Moor. Landing crew. 31 Mar 1933 Unmoor
George Swieszkowski - Lloyds List - dates arrived 11 Feb 1931 dep 30 Mar 1931 arr 5 Feb 1931 dep 6 Apr 1932
"Haven of Rest" by Douglas Gurton lists the vessel but has no further info. See DJG_SHP
Essex Chronicle 8 May 1931 says she attracted attention owning to its uplifted bows which allow it to plough through some of the winter ice of the Baltic Sea when it carries wood pulp for the manufacture of paper.
CORNERBROOK arrived Gravesend (for Greens Dry Dock) 31 March 1933 from Tollesbury [Liverpool Journal of Comerce 3 Apr 1933
Above: Tollesbury Essex. Postcard not mailed.
The ship in the centre is LONDON CITIZEN. Behind it are two Furness Withy ships - perhaps LONDON MERCHANT, IMPERIAL PRINCE or ROYAL PRINCE but there are other ships they could be.
The vessel on the right with the Maierform bow is probably the CORNER BROOK from Newfoundland Paper Company, which was laid up in the river three times between 1931 and 1933. Date: 1935. Source: Mersea Museum / Cedric Gurton Tollesbury