Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      SAPPHIRE BOUNTY
Arrived:7 Jun 1985
Departed:11 Sep 1985
Career:Built as SAPPHIRE BOUNTY. Renamed NEDLLOYD BOUNTY-1980, SAPPHIRE BOUNTY-1981, ADELAIDE EXPRESS-1984, SAPPHIRE BOUNTY-1985, SANTA MARTA-1985. Broken up Alang 11 Jul 2002
Tonnage:5,480 gross
Built:1978
Type:RoRo ship
LR/IMO Number:7635529
ID7635529

SAPPHIRE BOUNTY laid up in the River Blackwater Date: 25 August 1985.

Above:  SAPPHIRE BOUNTY laid up in the River Blackwater Date: 25 August 1985.
Source: Mersea Museum / Derek Sands

SAPPHIRE BOUNTY laid up in the River Blackwater. Date: 1985.

Above:  SAPPHIRE BOUNTY laid up in the River Blackwater. Date: 1985.
Source: Mersea Museum / Derek Sands


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