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Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      STANTHORPE
Arrived:11 August 1959
Departed:14 June 1960
Career:Built as EMPIRE MANDARIN. Renamed LULWORTH HILL-1947, CASTLE HILL-1949, LONDON BUILDER-1950, SILVER WAKE-1950, NAVARINO-1954, STANTHORPE-1955, ARDBRAE-1961. Broken up Onomichi 1 Mar 1966

Oyster Company ledger, first entry 14 August 1959, 4 weeks compensation.
14 June 1960 vacated berth.

Mid Essex WSS - Lloyds List: arrived 11 August 1959 sailed 14 Jun 1960 for Hull in tow TRADESMAN.

Tonnage:7,078 gross
Built:1944
Type:
Official No:169181
ID1169181

Ships laid up in River Blackwater

Nearest PHORKYSS, and behind her STANTHORPE.

PHORKYSS was laid up in the River from 28 May 1960 to 20 October 1960

STANTHORPE 11 August 1959 to 14 June 1960

Photo by Alf Jefferies shared by his Daughter Lynn Ballard. Date: cJune 1960.

Above:  Ships laid up in River Blackwater Nearest PHORKYSS, and behind her STANTHORPE. PHORKYSS was laid up in the River from 28 May 1960 to 20 October 1960 STANTHORPE 11 August 1959 to 14 June 1960 Photo by Alf Jefferies shared by his Daughter Lynn Ballard. Date: cJune 1960.
Source: Mersea Museum / Alf Jefferies


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