Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      EMPIRE OYKELL
Arrived:18 September 1945
Departed:13 February 1946
Career:Built as ADELE TRADER (German), renamed EMPIRE OYKELL-1945, BRUSE-1946, HOEGH BRUSE-1958, HOEGH COLLIER-1958, POMO-1961, TOMI-1967. Broken up La Spezia 4 Feb 1968.
From Oyster Company ledger:
- 27 October 1945 Compensation 5 weeks 4 days Sir R. Ropner & Co. Ltd
- 13 February 1946 Compensation 2 wks 4 days.
Tonnage:2,575 gross
Built:1930
Type:Cargo ship
Owner:British Govt.
Official No:180654
ID1180654

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