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Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships

Arrived:14 September 1945
Departed:18 December 1945
Career:BRITISH CHANCELLOR, renamed WANMAS-1952, FILTRIC-1954, VIVA-1954, GAATON-1955.
She was laid up again in the River Blackwater as FILTRIC in 1954.
Broken up La Spezia 11 Feb 1961.
Oyster Company ledger:
- 27 October 1945 Compensation 6 weeks 2 days British Tanker Co. Ltd
- 20 December 1945 Compensation 7 wks 5 days
Arrived 14 Sep 1945 departed 18 Dec 1945 [George Swieszkowski]
Shields Daily News 22 Dec 1945 BRITISH CHANCELLOR arrived River Tyne (Willington Buoys) on 22-12-45 in tow of tugs CHALLENGE, EMPIRE JOHN and CONTEST
Tonnage:7,086 gross
Owner:British Tanker Co. Ltd.
Official No:146197

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