Built as GULFQUEEN. Renamed ARTEMIS-1944, MARACAIBO-47. Broken up Hamburg 4 December 1954.
Essex County Standard 4 June 1954 mentions that Greek oil tankers FILTRIC and MARACAIBO were laid up in the river.
Oyster Company ledger has first compensation paid 30 June 1954 for 4 weeks 3 days. Last payment 1 December 1954
Above: Tankers laid up in River Blackwater. The tanker in the foreground is thought to be the MARACAIBO, laid up in the river 30 May 1954 to 1 December 1954. Beyond is the POLAR MAID. Date: cAugust 1954. Source: Mersea Museum / Wendy Woolley