Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      ELDER BRANCH
Arrived:May 1930
Departed:11 May 1932
Career:Ritson's Branch Line. Built as AFGHANISTAN. Renamed RIVER DELAWARE-1912, ELDER BRANCH-1915. Broken up Port Glasgow 18 May 1932 [Miramar Index].

"Haven of Rest" by Douglas Gurton lists ELDER BRANCH but has no further info. See DJG_SHP

Tonnage:4,443 gross
Built:1905
Type:Cargo ship
Owner:F. & W. Ritson
Official No:122801
ID1122801

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