Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      APPLE BRANCH
Arrived:19 February 1931
Departed:11 February 1933
Career:Ritson's Branch Line. Launched as WAR BOBTAIL and entered service as APPLE BRANCH. Sold and renamed PUNTA ARENAS-1933, SAN PATRICIA-1957. Broken up Ghent 22 January 1958.
Dates from Oyster Company ledger.

"Haven of Rest" by Douglas Gurton lists APPLE BRANCH but has no further info. See DJG_SHP

Tonnage:4,452 gross
Built:1920
Type:Cargo ship
Owner:F. & W. Ritson
Official No:137271
ID1137271

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