Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      DELPHIC REEFER
Arrived:14 Jul 1982
Departed:5 Oct 1982
Arrived 2:27 June 1983
Departed 2:After 27 June 1983
Career:Built Bergens M/V 1972 as WILD AVOCET for P&O. Renamed DELPHIC REEFER-1980, AEGEAN REEFER-1991, ALPINA I-1995, LIMA-1999.
Broken up Mumbai 19 Jun 1999
Sailed October 1982 for Flushing [ Mistral 1983 ].
She paid a second visit to the Blackwater in 1982 and also called again in 1983.
Tonnage:9,710 gross
Built:1972
Type:Refrigerated ship
LR/IMO Number:7208510
ID7208510

DELPHIC REEFER 9,710 g.t. built Bergens M/V 1972.
Ex P&O's WILD AVOCET, seen here laid up on the River Blackwater. Date: 3 October 1982.

Above:  DELPHIC REEFER 9,710 g.t. built Bergens M/V 1972. Ex P&O's WILD AVOCET, seen here laid up on the River Blackwater. Date: 3 October 1982.
Source: Mersea Museum / John Jones

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

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


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