Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      EMPIRE TAGINDA
Arrived:4 February 1947
Departed:11 June 1947
Career:7 April 1947 noted as being in the River Blackwater by Jeff Curtiss.
Built as RUDOLF ALBRECHT. Renamed EMPIRE TAGINDA-1945, BASINGSTREAM-1947, OILSTREAM-1949, VRISSI-1952. Broken up Spezia 21 October 1960.
From Oyster Company ledger:
- 19 April 1947 Compensation 10 wks 4 days. Owner/agent Harris & Dixon Ltd.
- 11 June 1947 Compensation 7 wks 4 days.
Tonnage:3,817 gross
Built:1922
Type:Tanker
Official No:180724
ID1180724

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