Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      PORT DENISON
Arrived:28 Sep 1936
Departed:30 December 1936
Career:Torpedoed by aircraft and sunk 27 September 1940 on voyage London - Auckland.

In Oyster Company ledger:
28 Sept 1936 Landing Crew
29 Dec 1936 put Crew on board.

British Newspaper Archive:
22 Jun 1936 PORT DENISON at Brisbane [Yorkshire Post 22 Jun 1936]
22 Jun 1936 sailed Brisbane for Liverpool [Belfast Newsletter 25 Jun 1936]
28 Jun 1936 arrived Wellington from Sydney [Liverpool Journal of Commerce 1 Jul 1936]
22 Sep 1936 at London (Victoria Dock) [Liverpool Journal of Commerce]
1 Jan 1937 due Barry from River Blackwater [Liverpool Journal of Commerce
4 Jan 1937 at Barry Graving Dock [Western Mail]

Tonnage:10,334 gross
Built:1918
Type:Refrigerated ship
Owner:Port Line
Official No:142397
ID1142397

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