Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      SUHAIL
Arrived:28 June 1960
Departed:3 November 1962
Arrived 2:12 November 1962
Departed 2:17 December 1963
Career:Built as SUHAIL. Managed by Watts Watts for Gulf Oil. Renamed SOUVRETTA-1964. Broken up Castellon 18 Aug 1975.
Thought to have been to Tilbury for dry docking, November 1962.
Oyster Company ledger 18 July 1960 compensation 4 weeks.
25 May 1963 compensation 4 weeks (end of this ledger).
Sailed 17 December 1963 in tow for Tyne.
Tonnage:16,127 gross
Built:1952
Type:Tanker
Owner:Gulf Oil
LR/IMO Number:5343316
ID5343316

SUHAIL laid up in the River Blackwater. Date: c1962.

Above:  SUHAIL laid up in the River Blackwater. Date: c1962.
Source: Mersea Museum / Tony Wilding Collection

Tanker SUHAIL laid up in River Blackwater. She was in the river 28 June 1960 to 17 December 1963 with a visit to London for dry docking 4-9 November 1962. Date: 16 September 1962.

Above:  Tanker SUHAIL laid up in River Blackwater. She was in the river 28 June 1960 to 17 December 1963 with a visit to London for dry docking 4-9 November 1962. Date: 16 September 1962.
Source: Mersea Museum / Ian Clarke Collection


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