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 Tanker CHARTSMAN taken by Brightlingsea photographer Alf Jefferies. Probably in the Colne off Brightlingsea, loaded and inward bound for Colchester where she was a regular caller.



Built 1944 as tanker EMPIRE BOXER 1944 Rowhedge Ironworks Yard no. 629. Official No. 169730, 340 tons gross.

1946 sold to C. Rowbotham, renamed CHARTSMAN

1967 converted to suction dredger for tin ...
Cat1 Ships and Boats-->Merchant -->Power

Tanker CHARTSMAN taken by Brightlingsea photographer Alf Jefferies. Probably in the Colne off Brightlingsea, loaded and inward bound for Colchester where she was a regular caller.

Built 1944 as tanker EMPIRE BOXER 1944 Rowhedge Ironworks Yard no. 629. Official No. 169730, 340 tons gross.
1946 sold to C. Rowbotham, renamed CHARTSMAN
1967 converted to suction dredger for tin dredging in St Ives Bay. Renamed BAYMEAD 1974 Scrapped, Northam, Southampton.

Photo Shared by Alf's daughter Lynn Ballard.
Date: c1960      


Photo: Mersea Museum - Alf Jefferies
Image ID AJ01_201
Category 1 Ships and Boats-->Merchant -->Power


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This image is part of the Mersea Museum Collection.