Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      CAWDOR CASTLE
Arrived:1 Feb 1923
Departed:c31 Mar 1924
Career:Wrecked Conception Bay, SW Africa 30 July 1926 on voyage London to Mauritius with general cargo.
Arrived 12 Dec 1922 sailed 15 Sep 1923 [George Swieszkowski - Lloyds List]

CAWDOR CASTLE undergoing re-fit in London (at Thames Ironworks) having earlier arrived from Tollesbury [Liverpool Journal of Commerce 15 Apr 1924]

Liverpool Journal of Commerce:
29 Jan 1923 at East India Dock, London
31 Jan 1923 at London since 13 Nov 1922
23 Feb 1923, 30 Oct 1923, 28 Dec 1923, 28 Jan 1924, 29 Mar 1924] at Tollesbury since 1 Feb 1923
3 Apr 1924 at London since 1 Apr 1924
9 Apr 1924, 30 Apr 1924 at East India Dock from Tollesbury (to refit)

3 May 1924 sailed Gravesend for Port Natal [Yorkshire Post]

Tonnage:6,235 gross
Built:1902
Type:Passenger cargo
Owner:Union Castle Mail SS Co. Ltd
Official No:114823
ID1114823

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