Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      PORT NICHOLSON
Arrived:c26 July 1931
Departed:24 January 1932
Arrived 2:13 July 1936
Departed 2:16 November 1936
Career:Sunk by submarine 16 June 1942.
Dates from Oyster Company ledger - swivel on 27 July 1931.
Voyage Record Card:
Arrived River Blackwater (about) 26 July 1931 from London (having sailed from there on 26 July 1931). Sailed River Blackwater 24 January 1932 for River Tyne

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

Tonnage:8,402 gross
Built:1919
Type:Refrigerated ship
Owner:Commonwealth & Dominion Line
Official No:143058
ID1143058

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