Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      GABOON
Arrived:26 October 1930
Departed:20 February 1931
Career:Renamed PARANA-1933, SIDERCA-1964. Broken up Campana December 1968.
Dates from Oyster Company ledger. Already laid up when ledger starts - first entry is 26 January 1931.
Voyage Record Card: GABOON arrived River Blackwater 26 October 1930 from Hamburg

Hartlepool Northern Daily Mail of 23 Feb 1931 reported GABOON arrived River Tyne 21-02-31 from River Blackwater

Tonnage:3,297 gross
Built:1915
Type:Cargo ship
Owner:British & African Steam Navigation Company Ltd
Official No:137434
ID1137434

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