Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      HANNAH
Arrived:December 1930
Departed:8 January 1933
Career:Torpedoed by submarine GENERAL MOLA off Cape San Antonio 11 January 1938 [Miramar].
1933 sold NV Stoomschip "Hannah" (FW Uittenbogaart), Colon 1935 Registered at Rotterdam
11 January 1938: Sank after being torpedoed by Spanish Nationalist submarine GENERAL MOLA when 6 miles off Cabo San Antonio on a voyage from Antwerp to Barcelona with a cargo of grain. [www.tynebuiltships.co.uk]
Arrival date December 1930 from Essex Record Office document DF 106/1/10/12 T&MNOFC Record of Ships Moored on Fishery 1930-33.
Departure date from Oyster Company ledger.

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

Tonnage:3,697 gross
Built:1913
Type:Cargo ship
Owner:Rahtkens Shipping Co. Ltd.
Official No:128827
ID1128827

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