Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      ZAK
Arrived:June 1982
Departed:After 8 Sep 1984
Career:Built as TREBARTHA for Hain. Renamed STRATHTAY-1975, ZAK-1978. A photograph on shipspotting.com shows her at Immingham 10 September 1984, after leaving the Blackwater.
Broken up Lianyungang 9 Jan 1985.
Tonnage:10,148 gross
Built:1962
Type:Cargo ship
Owner:Margaronis London (Greek)
LR/IMO Number:5367843
ID5367843

ZAK in the River Blackwater 6 August 1982. The deck above the aft accommodation is laden with drums - perhaps the paint that was then used on the hull, as shown in later photographs. Date: 6 August 1982.

Above:  ZAK in the River Blackwater 6 August 1982. The deck above the aft accommodation is laden with drums - perhaps the paint that was then used on the hull, as shown in later photographs. Date: 6 August 1982.
Source: Mersea Museum / Chris Howell

ZAK in the River Blackwater. Date: c1983.

Above:  ZAK in the River Blackwater. Date: c1983.
Source: Mersea Museum / Ashley Upsher Collection

ZAK laid up in the River Blackwater, Essex, 16/10/82 Date: 16 October 1982.

Above:  ZAK laid up in the River Blackwater, Essex, 16/10/82 Date: 16 October 1982.
Source: Mersea Museum / Phil English

ZAK in background of photograph of tug ARGUS T.

Above:  ZAK in background of photograph of tug ARGUS T.
Source: Mersea Museum / Ashley Upsher Collection

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

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

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

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

ZAK laid up in the River Blackwater Date: 26 August 1984.

Above:  ZAK laid up in the River Blackwater Date: 26 August 1984.
Source: Mersea Museum / Derek Sands


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