Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      MARDINA MERCHANT
Arrived:c1974
Departed:c1975
Career:It is mentioned in newspaper cutting c1975 that MARDINA MERCHANT had been in the river some time and would soon be leaving. Owned by company from Piraeus, Greece, registered Hong Kong.
Built as ABDELMOUMEN. Renamed PLAYA DE LA ALDEA-1969, MARDINA MERCHANT-1973, RADIANT CLAUDIA-1975, CLAUDIA-1976, CHRISTIANA R.-1977. 17 September 1978 lost in collision 12nm SSW Cape Finisterre.
Tonnage:1,180 gross
Built:1966
Type:Refrigerated ship
LR/IMO Number:6708965
ID6708965

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