Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      BEECH HILL
Arrived:18 January 1958
Departed:26 April 1959
Career:Built as FORT RICHELIEU. Renamed 50 BEECH HILL - 64 ALKON. Broken up Dalian Feb 1967.
Oyster Company ledger first entry 5 weeks 6 days compensation 27 February 1958. Left 26 April 1959.
Tonnage:7,130 gross
Built:1943
Type:Cargo ship
Owner:Counties Ship Management
Official No:169726
ID1169726

BEECH HILL, probably while laid up in the River Blackwater Date: cFebruary 1958.

Above:  BEECH HILL, probably while laid up in the River Blackwater Date: cFebruary 1958.
Source: Mersea Museum / Ian Clarke Collection


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