Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      BRANKSOME HALL
Arrived:c1933
Departed:c1933
Career:BRANKSOME HALL collided with Southend pier in early 1933 and was scrapped after sale to Italy for scrap in August 1933. It is probable that she would have been anchored of Southend for a period after the mishap and then moved to the Blackwater. There is a photograph of her laid up, possibly in the Blackwater. However, the Oyster Company ledger for the period has no record of the ship.
Tonnage:4,257 gross
Built:1920
Type:Cargo ship
Owner:Ellerman Hall Line
Official No:143132
ID1143132

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