Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      ELSTEAD
Arrived:16 Dec 1957
Departed:5 Jul 1959
Career:Ex HARPERLEY-1955, EMPIRE PROWESS-1947. Broken up Nagasaki 22 Oct 1959
Oyster Company ledger first payment 10 weeks 4 days, 27 February 1958, J.A. Billmeir & Co. Last 4 weeks on 17 June 1959.
Tonnage:7,060 gross
Built:1943
Type:Cargo ship
Owner:J A Billmeir
Official No:168954
ID1168954

ELSTEAD laid up n the River Blackwater. Date: c1958.

Above:  ELSTEAD laid up n the River Blackwater. Date: c1958.
Source: Mersea Museum / Fotoship


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