Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      MERCHANT ROYAL
Arrived:22 February 1938
Departed:14 April 1938
Career:Built as GOODWOOD. Renamed MERCHANT ROYAL-1936. Sunk off Portland Bill after collision 3 July 1946.
From Oyster Company ledger. OUR BOYS used for watchmen.
Tonnage:5,008 gross
Built:1928
Type:Cargo ship
Owner:Lykiardopulo & Company
Official No:147796
ID1147796

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