Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      CAPE AVANTI DUE
Arrived:26 Jun 1982
Departed:24 May 1983
Career:Built as SUGAR PRODUCER. Renamed 1980 CAPE AVANTI DUE - 86 DELTA PORT SAID. Broken up Kaohsiung 6 Nov 1987.
See Mistral 1983, MIS_1983_032 for a little more on CAPE AVANTI DUE.
Tonnage:13,894 gross
Built:1968
Type:Bulk carrier
LR/IMO Number:6810938
ID6810938

CAPE AVANTI DUE seen laid up in the River Blackwater on 3/10/82. Date: 3 October 1982.

Above:  CAPE AVANTI DUE seen laid up in the River Blackwater on 3/10/82. Date: 3 October 1982.
Source: Mersea Museum / John Jones

CAPE AVANTI DUE in the River Blackwater

Above:  CAPE AVANTI DUE in the River Blackwater
Source: Mersea Museum / Ashley Upsher Collection

CAPE AVANTI DUE laid up in River Blackwater. Date: 5 September 1982.

Above:  CAPE AVANTI DUE laid up in River Blackwater. Date: 5 September 1982.
Source: Mersea Museum / Derek Sands

CAPE AVANTI DUE laid up in River Blackwater. Date: 5 September 1982.

Above:  CAPE AVANTI DUE laid up in River Blackwater. Date: 5 September 1982.
Source: Mersea Museum / Derek Sands


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