Built as EMPIRE NIGEL. Renamed ARCHANGELSK-1944, EMPIRE NIGEL-1946, NANDI-1947, BRISTOL CITY-1948, ZELENGORA-1957, TARAS-1971. Broken up Split [Brodospas] 6 July 1972.
Listed by Jeff Curtiss as EMPIRE NIGEL, in the river 7 April 1947.
21 Nov 1946 renamed EMPIRE NIGEL (from ARCHANGELSK)
13 Nov 1946 Arrived River Blackwater from London.
[ National Archives BT/389/5/47 ]
From the Oyster Company ledger - it is listed as ARCH ANGELESK:
- 14 December 1946 Compensation 4 wks 4 days, owner/agent Thompson & Arnell Ltd.
- 13 April 1947 Compensation 7 weeks 1 day.
Thompson & Arnell Ltd were shipbrokers based in London, wound up in 1964.
Arrived 13 Nov 1946 as ARCHANGELSK departed 14 Apr 1947 [George Swieszkowski - Lloyds List]