Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      PARITA BAY
Arrived:c13 Aug 1949
Departed:28 June 1950
Career:Mentioned as being laid up off Tollesbury in "Shoal Waters" by Charles Stock. See http://shoal-waters.moonfruit.com/#/winteronbroads/4515152272
Built as CANADIAN SKIRMISHER. Renamed COLBORNE-1932, PARITA BAY-1947, KEIKO MARU-1951, RYUJIN MARU-1952.
Broken Up Osaka 2 Mar 1960
From Oyster Company ledger:
- 8 October 1949 Compensation 8 wks, Messrs Chandris (England) Ltd.
- 28 June 1950 Compensation 5 wks 4 days
Tonnage:5,373 gross
Built:1921
Type:Cargo ship
Owner:Chandris Ltd
Official No:150421
ID1150421

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