Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      NEA
Arrived:c3 April 1945
Departed:29 June 1946
Career:Norwegian records say NEA left Gravesend 31 Mar 1944 and passed Southend 2 April 1944 in tow for River Blackwater. See www.warsailors.com/singleships/nea.html. She was said to be in a poor state of repair at this time.
Built as RAGNVALD JARL. Renamed NEA-1936, JUNO-1947, SEGER-1950, MERI-1952. Wrecked SE Rodkallen Pilot Station 25 Nov 1956.
From Oyster Company ledger:
- 30 June 1945 Compensation 12 wks 6 days. W. Fieldgate & Son.
- 29 June 1946 Compensation 10 wks
Tonnage:1,877 gross
Built:1921
Type:Cargo ship
ID300871

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