Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      HIGHLAND WARRIOR
Arrived:Before 1 January 1931
Departed:11 January 1931
Arrived 2:22 April 1931
Departed 2:7 December 1932
Career:1933 sold to Royal Mail Lines, renamed NOGOYA
1936 sold renamed MARLENE
4 Apr 1941 torpedoed and sunk by U.124
Dates from Oyster Company ledger:
She was already in the river at the start of the ledger in 1931.
- 11 January 1931 Left. No charge.
- 22 April 1931 swivel.
- etc.
Tonnage:8,442 gross
Built:1920
Type:Cargo ship
Owner:Nelson S.N. Company
Official No:144671
ID1144671

The Shore, Bradwell on Sea. The extreme right hand ship is believed to be HIGHLAND WARRIOR Date: Before May 1932.

Above:  The Shore, Bradwell on Sea. The extreme right hand ship is believed to be HIGHLAND WARRIOR Date: Before May 1932.
Source: Mersea Museum / Ian Clarke Collection

Part of a postcard of The Shore, Bradwell on Sea. The vessels are believed to be a Blue Funnel liner (JASON or LAOMEDON ?), PORT CURTIS and HIGHLAND WARRIOR. Date: Before 7 December 1932.

Above:  Part of a postcard of The Shore, Bradwell on Sea. The vessels are believed to be a Blue Funnel liner (JASON or LAOMEDON ?), PORT CURTIS and HIGHLAND WARRIOR. Date: Before 7 December 1932.
Source: Mersea Museum / Ian Clarke Collection

Ships in the River Blackwater Postcard 122858. The ship in the centre is believed to be HIGHLAND WARRIOR. Date: Before 7 December 1932.

Above:  Ships in the River Blackwater Postcard 122858. The ship in the centre is believed to be HIGHLAND WARRIOR. Date: Before 7 December 1932.
Source: Mersea Museum / Ian Clarke Collection

Laid up ships off Tollesbury Pier, c1932. HIGHLAND WARRIOR is at the end of the pier. Part of a postcard, 126359.

Above:  Laid up ships off Tollesbury Pier, c1932. HIGHLAND WARRIOR is at the end of the pier. Part of a postcard, 126359.
Source: Mersea Museum


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