Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      ULTIMA
Arrived:18 Jan 1983
Departed:10 May 1983
Career:Arrived in the Blackwater as MOUNT DIRFYS and sailed as ULTIMA.
Built as SHEAF FIELD. Renamed MOUNT DIRFYS-1979, ULTIMA-1983, FIDELITY-1985, FIDEL-1988. Broken up Chittagong 28 Sep 1988.

Swivelled by Ashley Upsher 20 Jan 1983 after previous attempt failed. Unswivelled 8 May 1983.

Mid Essex WSS - Lloyds List: arrived 18 Jan 1983 as MOUNT DIRFYS sailed 10 May 1983 as ULTIMA.

Tonnage:9,372 gross
Built:1971
Type:Cargo ship
LR/IMO Number:7035341
ID7035341

MOUNT DIRFYS laid up in the River Blackwater. While in the river she was sold, and sailed 18 May 1983 as ULTIMA. Date: cMarch 1983.

Above:  MOUNT DIRFYS laid up in the River Blackwater. While in the river she was sold, and sailed 18 May 1983 as ULTIMA. Date: cMarch 1983.
Source: Mersea Museum / Tony Stacey Collection


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