EASTERN VALLEY was laid up in the River Blackwater under arrest, after the collapse of her owners, Reardon Smith Line in 1985. She was repossessed and sold, sailing from the river as EAST EXPRESS.
Built as JADE CITY renamed CARDIFF CITY - 1975, EASTERN VALLEY - 1983, EAST EXPRESS - 1985, GLYKOFILOUSSA - 1987, SINGA WILSTREAM - 1988, LASSIA - 1991.
Broken up Chittagong 6 May 2001
[William Packard in Mistral Magazine records her departure as October 1985].
Departed 5 Oct 1985 [George Swieszkowski - Lloyds List]
Above: EASTERN VALLEY laid up in the River Blackwater under arrest, after the collapse of her owners, Reardon Smith Line in 1985. She was repossessed by mortgagees, sold, and left the River as EAST EXPRESS. Date: 25 August 1985. Source: Mersea Museum / Derek Sands