Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      MEADOWBANK
Arrived:11 Aug 1982
Departed:October 1982
Career:MEADOWBANK was placed at outer end of anchorage as master concerned about swinging room due number of ships upriver rather than due to other reasons (note from Ian Clarke).
Sailed October 1982 for Hamburg [ Mistral 1983 ]. Renamed: TONANA NIUGINI-1986, MEADOWBANK-1987, PRO ATLANTICA-1988. Broken up in 2000.
Tonnage:11,405 gross
Built:1973
Type:Cargo ship
Owner:Andrew Weir & Co. Ltd., London.
LR/IMO Number:7233759
ID7233759

MEADOWBANK laid up in the River Blackwater. Date: 5 September 1982.

Above:  MEADOWBANK laid up in the River Blackwater. Date: 5 September 1982.
Source: Mersea Museum / Derek Sands

MEADOWBANK laid up in the River Blackwater. Date: 5 September 1982.

Above:  MEADOWBANK laid up in the River Blackwater. Date: 5 September 1982.
Source: Mersea Museum / Derek Sands


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