Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      CARISBROOK CASTLE
Arrived:After June 1922
Departed:Before October 1922
Career:"Haven of Rest" by Douglas Gurton reports thatCARISBROOKE CASTLE "closely followed GORDON CASTLE" which arrived 31 May 1922. CARISBROOKE CASTLE was "a truly magnificent ship with beautiful wood paneling in the staterooms had been closely associated with the explorer Cecil Rhodes."
See DJG_SHP
Scrapped October 1922.
Tonnage:7,626 gross
Built:1898
Type:Passenger cargo
Owner:Union Castle Line
Official No:108351
ID1108351

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