Built as EMPIRE RUSSELL. Renamed BATISSA 1946. In collision 7nm above San Pedro 7 Jun 1970 & broken up Buenos Aires 1977.
Oyster Company ledger only entry 13 August 1960 4 weeks compensation.
Voyage Record Card: BATISSA Arrived 11 September 1959 from London. Sailed 25 September 1960 for River Tyne
Sailed 25 Sep 1960 for River Tyne in tow tug OCEAAN [George Swieszkowski]
Above: Tankers laid up in the River Blackwater, about 1960. The BATISSA is towards the right, infront of a T2 tanker. Date: c1960. Source: Brian Jay Collection