Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      IRIS QUEEN
Arrived:c1975
Departed:c1975
Career:Sold to Cunard after IFR bankruptcy. Renamed SCYTHIA-1976, CENTAURUS-1986.
Fire Wilmington, Del 8 Feb 1989 and broken up Chittagong 18 Jul 1989.
Tonnage:12,059 gross
Built:1972
Type:Reefer
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IRIS QUEEN in Jakarta with a full load of bagged sugar from Racifi South America.

Above:  IRIS QUEEN in Jakarta with a full load of bagged sugar from Racifi South America.
Source: Mersea Museum / Jonathan Nutting


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