Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      PERTH
Arrived:5 Jul 1985
Departed:18 Nov 1985
Career:Built as ALMERIA STAR. Renamed PERTH-1984, ALMERIA STAR-1988, AVILA STAR-1990, ICE BELL-2003. Scrapped Alang, 18 Sep 2009.
Tonnage:9,781 gross
Built:1976
Type:Refrigerated ship
Owner:Blue Star Line
LR/IMO Number:7402946
ID7402946

PERTH arriving in River Blackwater Date: 5 July 1985.

Above:  PERTH arriving in River Blackwater Date: 5 July 1985.
Source: Mersea Museum / David Wright Collection

PERTH arriving in River Blackwater Date: 5 July 1985.

Above:  PERTH arriving in River Blackwater Date: 5 July 1985.
Source: Mersea Museum / David Wright Collection

PERTH - David Wright up the ladder. Date: c1985.

Above:  PERTH - David Wright up the ladder. Date: c1985.
Source: Mersea Museum / David Wright Collection

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

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

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

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


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