Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      SOUTHWESTERN MILLER
Arrived:1920s
Departed:1920s
Career:"Haven of Rest" by Douglas Gurton lists the vessel as SOUTH WESTERN MILLER but has no further info. See DJG_SHP

Built for Norfolk & North American SS Co Ltd (Furness, Withy & Co). She was sold 1927 to Norddeutscher Lloyd, Bremen; renamed GIESSEN. Wrecked 1929.
[ From http://www.tynebuiltships.co.uk/S-Ships/southwesternmiller1915.html ]

Tonnage:6,514 gross
Built:1915
Type:Cargo ship
Owner:Furness Withy
Official No:137462
ID1137462

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