Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      SAN ELISEO
Arrived:26 Oct 1960
Departed:16 April 1963
Career:May 1942 torpedoed off Barbados.
Broken up Bilbao 20 May 1963. See "Tanker Fleet" published by Anglo Saxon Petroleum Company 1948 for details of her adventures during the War.
Oyster Company ledger first entry 25 March 1961 compensation 4 weeks.
16 April 1963 last entry compensation 2 weeks 3 days.
Tonnage:8,042 gross
Built:1939
Type:Tanker
Owner:Eagle Oil
Official No:167176
ID1167176

SAN ELISEO in dry dock Barbados May 1942, after being torpedoed. Date: May 1942.

Above:  SAN ELISEO in dry dock Barbados May 1942, after being torpedoed. Date: May 1942.
Source: Mersea Museum / Anglo Saxon Petroleum Company

Eagle Oil tanker SAN ELISEO laid up, believed to be in the River Blackwater. She was in the river from October 1960 to April 1963, when she went for scrap. Date: c1962.

Above:  Eagle Oil tanker SAN ELISEO laid up, believed to be in the River Blackwater. She was in the river from October 1960 to April 1963, when she went for scrap. Date: c1962.
Source: Mersea Museum / Ian Clarke Collection


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