Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      CLAN URQUHART
Arrived:18 September 1964
Departed:7 December 1964
Career:On www.merchant-navy.net, Ken Burns says "the starboard LP cylinder jammed on a broken junk ring and bent the con-rod. We compounded it south of Dakar then loaded in Capetown. Back in Europe we took it to Blackwater estuary to mothball while Wallsend slipway cast a new cylinder".
Broken up Kaohsiung 8 April 1966
Dates from Voyage Record Cards.
Tonnage:9,726 gross
Built:1944
Type:Cargo ship
Owner:Clan Line
Official No:169404
ID1169404

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