Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      OAKFIELD
Arrived:30 January 1946
Departed:13 December 1946
Career:Built as WAR AFRICAN. Renamed ABSIA-1921, SALSAAS-1927, OAKFIELD-1937. Broken Up Emden 9 April 1955.
From Oyster Company ledger:
- 2 March 1946 Compensation 4 weeks 4 days. Owner/agent Hunting & Son Ltd.
- 12 December 1946 Compensation 2 wks 2 days, Union Maritime Shp Co Ltd.
Tonnage:5,218 gross
Built:1918
Type:Tanker
Owner:Finchley S.S. Company
Official No:142415
ID1142415

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