Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      OLYMPOS
Arrived:22 December 1957
Departed:27 August 1960
Career:Built as FORT ASSINIBOINE. Renamed 48 LAURENTIAN LAKE, 51 OLYMPOS, 60 PENTELI II, 63 GIALIA, 63 PAXOI. Broken up China Mar 1967.
Oyster Company ledger first payment 9 weeks 5 days, 27 February 1958, Coulouthros Ltd. Last payment 2 weeks 1 day 27 August 1960, vacated berth.
Voyage Record Card: Arrived River Blackwater 22 December 1957 from Rotterdam. Sailed River Blackwater 27 August 1960 for Hamburg
Mid Essex WSS - Lloyds List: Sailed in for Hamburg tow WOTAN.
Tonnage:7,128 gross
Built:1943
Type:Cargo ship
Official No:168480
ID1168480

Ships laid up in River Blackwater, Bradwell Power Station under construction.

Nearest vessel is OLYMPOS, laid up 22 December 1957 to 27 August 1960

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

Above:  Ships laid up in River Blackwater, Bradwell Power Station under construction. Nearest vessel is OLYMPOS, laid up 22 December 1957 to 27 August 1960 Photo by Alf Jefferies shared by his Daughter Lynn Ballard. Date: cJune 1960.
Source: Mersea Museum / Alf Jefferies


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