Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      BRAZILIAN PRINCE
Arrived:22 January 1958
Departed:11 November 1958
Career:Built as OUTREMONT PARK. Renamed BRAZILIAN PRINCE-1946, FEDERAL PIONEER-1958. Broken up 1971.
From Oyster Company ledger, first payment 13 weeks 3 days compensation 26 April 1958.
11 November 1958 last entry 20 weeks compensation.
Tonnage:7,158 gross
Built:1944
Type:Cargo ship
Owner:Furness Canada
Official No:175594
ID1175594

BRAZILIAN PRINCE - photograph thought to be while laid up in the River Blackwater. She was in the river from 22 January 1958 to 11 November 1958.

Photograph by A. Duncan. Date: cAugust 1958.

Above:  BRAZILIAN PRINCE - photograph thought to be while laid up in the River Blackwater. She was in the river from 22 January 1958 to 11 November 1958. Photograph by A. Duncan. Date: cAugust 1958.
Source: Mersea Museum

View from BRAZILIAN PRINCE of laid up shipping in the River Blackwater. The vessel astern in MARIA DE LARRINAGA. Date: c1958.

Above:  View from BRAZILIAN PRINCE of laid up shipping in the River Blackwater. The vessel astern in MARIA DE LARRINAGA. Date: c1958.
Source: Mersea Museum / Johnny Smith


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