Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      BEDE
Arrived:2 August 1962
Departed:After 2 September 1963
Career:Built as BARFLEUR. Renamed BOSWELL-1955, CROME-1959, ROMAN STAR-1960, BEDE-1961, VICTORIA ELENA-1964.
Fire Thessaloniki 16 Jan 1967 and broken up Spezia 10 Sep 1967.
Oyster Company ledger 18 August 1962 compensation 2 weeks 2 days.
27 April 1963 compensation 4 weeks (end of this ledger).
Tonnage:3,259 gross
Built:1938
Type:Refrigerated ship
Owner:Lamport & Holt
LR/IMO Number:503888
Official No:186259
ID5503908

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