Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      SAN SILVESTRE
Arrived:30 Aug 1959
Departed:15 Mar 1961
Career:Broken up Tamise 17 Mar 1961
Oyster Company ledger 13 August 1960 compensation 4 weeks.
25 March 1961 4 weeks compensation 29 Feb 1961 to 17 March 1961.
Voyage Record Card: Arrived River Blackwater 30 August 1959 from River Tyne. Sailed River Blackwater 15 March 1961 for Tamise.
Tonnage:10,953 gross
Built:1949
Type:Tanker
Owner:Eagle Oil
Official No:183053
ID1183053

Eagle Oil tanker SAN SILVESTRE laid up in the River Blackwater. She was in the River from August 1959 to March 1961, when she left to be broken up at Tamise in Belgium.

Bradwell Power Station can be seen above the focsle. Date: c1960.

Above:  Eagle Oil tanker SAN SILVESTRE laid up in the River Blackwater. She was in the River from August 1959 to March 1961, when she left to be broken up at Tamise in Belgium. Bradwell Power Station can be seen above the focsle. Date: c1960.
Source: Mersea Museum / Photoship


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