Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      CONTENDER ARGENT
Arrived:c1984
Departed:c1984
Career:Reported by Ron Stringer that she was in the river at the same time as CONTENDER BEZANT. In 1982, she was a candidate to go the the Falklands Islands, but was not used.
Built as CONTENDER ARGENT. Renamed CAVARA-1984, CONTENDER ARGENT-1986, KOTA EAGLE-1987, PUERTO CORTES-1989, MSC SELIN-2004. Broken up Alang November 2009.
Tonnage:11,445 gross
Built:1981
Type:RoRo ship
Owner:Sea Containers
LR/IMO Number:7822548
ID7822548

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