Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      PORT PIRIE
Arrived:21 May 1932
Departed:19 December 1932
Arrived 2:2 October 1933
Departed 2:16 January 1934
Arrived 3:11 June 1934
Departed 3:20 January 1935
Career:Built as STAR OF INDIA. Renamed PORT PIRIE-1916. Broken up Briton Ferry 11 November 1935.
Dates from Oyster Company ledger. Was Hire of Lighter 16 January 1934 for unmooring and leaving ?
Tonnage:7,316 gross
Built:1910
Type:Refrigerated ship
Owner:Commonwealth & Dominion Line
Official No:129635
ID1129635

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