Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      MARTAGON
Arrived:20 Jan 1958
Departed:27 August 1959
Career:Built as EMPIRE PROME. Renamed MARTAGON-1947, MEHMET IPAR-1959. Broken up Istanbul Sep 1970.
Oyster Company ledger first payment 18 weeks 3 days compensation, 26 April 1958, Walmer Steamship Co. Ltd. [starts 18 December 1957]. Left river 27 August 1959.
Tonnage:7,086 gross
Built:1947
Type:Cargo ship
Owner:Kaye Son & Co.
Official No:180155
ID1180155

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