Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      ARCHANGELESK
Arrived:12 November 1946
Departed:13 April 1947
Career:Built as EMPIRE NIGEL. Renamed ARCHANGELSK-1944, EMPIRE NIGEL-1946, NANDI-1947, BRISTOL CITY-1948, ZELENGORA-1957, TARAS-1971. Broken up Split [Brodospas] 6 July 1972.
Listed by Jeff Curtiss as EMPIRE NIGEL, in the river 7 April 1947.
From the Oyster Company ledger - it is listed as ARCH ANGELESK:
- 14 December 1946 Compensation 4 wks 4 days, owner/agent Thompson & Arnell Ltd.
- 13 April 1947 Compensation 7 weeks 1 day.
Thompson & Arnell Ltd were shipbrokers based in London, wound up in 1964.
Tonnage:7,067 gross
Built:1943
Type:Cargo ship
Owner:British Government
Official No:168962
ID1168962

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