Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      EVANGELISTRIA
Arrived:12 May 1958
Departed:28 September 1959
Career:Built Odense, Denmark, as NYHOLM for Christian Haaland, Haugesund, Norway.
Acted as supply ship for Royal Navy 1941-42, first at St. Helena and later Port Victoria in the Seychelles
Renamed EVANGELISTRIA-1957.
12 May 1958 arrived in Blackwater from Eastham.
28 September 1959 sailed from Blackwater in tow for Hamburg. Sold to Eisen & Metall KG Lehr & Co and arrived at Hamburg 2 Oct 1959 to be broken up.
Tonnage:5,843 gross
Built:1927
Type:Tanker
ID5606636

EVANGELISTRIA laid up in the River Blackwater off Stone, 1958-59 Date: c1958.

Above:  EVANGELISTRIA laid up in the River Blackwater off Stone, 1958-59 Date: c1958.
Source: Mersea Museum / Martin Wade Collection


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