Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships

Ship:      MARACAIBO
Arrived:30 May 1954
Departed:1 December 1954
Career: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
Tonnage:6,796 gross
Owner:Panamena Petrolera
Official No:217775

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