Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      PORT DARWIN
Arrived:4 September 1935
Departed:10 November 1935
Career:Broken up Barrow 5 August 1949.
Dates from Oyster Company ledger (first date 4 Sep 1935).
Voyage Record Card: Arrived River Blackwater 04 September 1935 from London. Sailed River Blackwater 10 November 1935 for Hull.

Shields Daily News of 22 Aug 1935 reported PORT DARWIN (is) at London (since) 05-08-35
Shields Daily News of 04-09-35 reported PORT DARWIN at London
Shields Daily News of 11-09-35 reported PORT DARWIN at River Blackwater
Shields Daily News of 24-09-35 reported PORT DARWIN at River Blackwater

Tonnage:10,365 gross
Built:1918
Type:Refrigerated ship
Owner:Commonwealth & Dominion Line Ltd.
Official No:140446
ID1140446

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