Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      EMPIRE RESISTANCE
Arrived:30 April 1946
Departed:26 July 1946
Career:Built as OTTAR. Renamed LIBANO-1935, EMPIRE RESISTANCE-1940, RESISTANCE-1946, BEATRICE C.-1949, ACILIA-1954, CILIN-1956. Broken up Savona 23 April 1959.
From Oyster Company ledger:
- 1 June 1946 Compensation 4 wks 4 days, owner Ministry of Transport.
- 26 July 1946 Compensation 7 wks 6 days.
Tonnage:1,585 gross
Built:1908
Type:Cargo ship
Owner:British Government
Official No:165993
ID1165993

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