Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      BALFE
Arrived:30 July 1932
Departed:21 March 1935
Career:From http://www.merchantnavyofficers.com/LH3.html
Capt. B. S. Haikney had been serving as chief officer for eight years when he arrived at Liverpool aboard the BALFE in May 1932, and after discharging her cargo she was taken round to the River Blackwater, where the BERNINI and BOSWELL had been laid-up for some considerable time.
Renamed STAR OF ADEN-1950, SYDNEY BREEZE-1955, GOLDEN BETA-1956. Broken up Osaka 1 Feb 1959.
From Oyster Company ledger.
- 21 March 1935 hire of lighter.
Tonnage:5,369 gross
Built:1920
Type:Cargo ship
Owner:Lamport & Holt
Official No:143604
ID1143604

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