Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      TARROS GAGE
Arrived:c1980
Departed:c1980
Career:Ron Stringer writes "I went aboard from East Mersea some time in 1979/80 but I can't remember the date. After she left the river some time later, she was engaged in an unusual trade, running between Zeebrugge in Belgium and Dover in Kent, importing coal to the UK in containers.
Built as BERGEN JUNO. Renamed LAHNECK-1977, TARROS GAGE-1978, WALTER F.-1989, HENKEL-1998, SCAN UTRESCHT-1998. Broken up Mexico 2001.
Tonnage:1,592 gross
Built:1972
Type:Container ship
Owner:Sea Containers
LR/IMO Number:7214777
ID7214777

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