Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships

Ship:      FILTRIC
Arrived:14 May 1954
Departed:21 September 1954
Career:Essex County Standard 4 June 1954 mentions that Greek oil tankers FILTRIC and MARACAIBO were laid up in the river.
She was previously laid up n the River Blackwater as BRITISH CHANCELLOR in 1945.
Built as BRITISH CHANCELLOR. Renamed WANMAS-1952, FILTRIC-1954, VIVA-1954, GAATON-1955.
Broken up La Spezia 11 Feb 1961.
Dates from Oyster Company Ledger, last payment 21 September 1954.
Tonnage:7,086 gross
Official No:146197

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