Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      HERTHA
Arrived:26 September 1945
Departed:24 January 1946
Career:Arrived London in tow 25 January 1946 and transferred to Greece, renamed HEIMARA, 6 April 1946.
German HERTHA built 1905, 1,257 grt, passenger ship. Wrecked 19 January 1947. ID 5602449.
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From Oyster Company ledger:
27 October 1945 Compensation 4 wks 3 days Coast Lines Ltd
- 24 January 1946 Compensation 7 wks 5 days.
Tonnage:1,221 gross
Built:1905
Type:Cargo ship
ID5604262

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