Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      FLAMAR PRIDE
Arrived:Before 13 October 1981
Departed:After 13 October 1981
Career:Built as FORT LA REINE. Renamed 1980 FLAMAR PRIDE - 82 RAINBOW REEFER
Tonnage:9,873 gross
Built:1969
Type:Reefer
LR/IMO Number:6815990
ID6815990

FLAMAR PRIDE laid up in the River Blackwater. Date: 13 October 1981.

Above:  FLAMAR PRIDE laid up in the River Blackwater. Date: 13 October 1981.
Source: Mersea Museum / Derek Sands

West Mersea Lifeboat exercise with RAF Sea King helicopter in the River Blackwater. In the background are left laid up container ship MANCHESTER VANGUARD and on the right FLAMAR PROGRESS and FLAMAR PRIDE. Date: cJanuary 1982.

Above:  West Mersea Lifeboat exercise with RAF Sea King helicopter in the River Blackwater. In the background are left laid up container ship MANCHESTER VANGUARD and on the right FLAMAR PROGRESS and FLAMAR PRIDE. Date: cJanuary 1982.
Source: Mersea Museum / Terence Smith


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