Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      ST ARVANS
Arrived:25 July 1962
Departed:13 January 1963
Career:Built as SAMLYTH. Renamed ST.ARVANS-1947, SAJANY-1963. Broken up Split Apr 1972.
Howard James says on ShipsNostalgia.com that he took the ST ARVANS to Maldon - "signed on at Liverpool 21 July 1962 and signed off 25 July 1962 (a run job) got no sleep with steam winches."
Oyster Company ledger 18 August 1962 compensation 3 weeks 1 day R. Nerdrum Ltd.
13 January 1963 compensation 1 week 2 days.
Tonnage:7,210 gross
Built:1944
Type:Cargo ship
Owner:R. Nerdrum Ltd.
Official No:169834
ID1169834

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