Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      AKAMAS
Arrived:4 February 1958
Departed:31 May 1961
Career:Launched as EMPIRE SARAWAK, completed as repair ship BEAULY FIRTH. Renamed STANFIRTH-1948, AKAMAS-1961, SKEPSIS-1968. Broken up Shanghai 23 Aug 1968.
Arrived in River as STANFIRTH.
Oyster Company ledger first entry as STANFIRTH 11 wks 4 days compensation 26 April 1958. 20 May 1961, 4 weeks compensation as STANFIRTH. 31 May 1961, 1 week 4 days compensation as AKAMAS, N & J Vlassopulos Ltd.
Left the river as AKAMAS.
Tonnage:7,285 gross
Built:1945
Type:Cargo ship
Owner:N & J Vlassopulos Ltd.
LR/IMO Number:6120875
Official No:181753
ID6120875

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