Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      OKEANIS
Arrived:22 December 1957
Departed:2 October 1959
Career:Built Lithgows, Port Glasgow, as RIBERA for Bolton Steam Shipping Company. Renamed OKEANIS-1955, JOLANDA-1959. Broken up Split 10 Jun 1971.
Oyster Company ledger first record 6 weeks compensation 1 February 1958, Goulandris Bros Ltd. Last 1 week 2 days on 2 October 1959 to Clarke & Carter Ltd.
Tonnage:7,188 gross
Built:1940
Type:Cargo ship
LR/IMO Number:5174777
Official No:167420
ID5174777

Laid up ships in the River Blackwater. OKEANIS is on the right. Date: c1958.

Above:  Laid up ships in the River Blackwater. OKEANIS is on the right. Date: c1958.
Source: Mersea Museum / Johnny Smith

Mersea folk on the focsle. Date: c1959.

Above:  Mersea folk on the focsle. Date: c1959.
Source: Mersea Museum / Sheila Phillips Collection


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