Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      RADNORSHIRE
Arrived:17 May 1923
Departed:12 December 1923
Career:Launched as WAR DIAMOND. Renamed - SITHONIA-1930. Torpedoed by submarine U201 13 July 1942, 29.00N 25.00W on voyage Barry to Montevideo with coal.

Arrived 17 May 1923 sailed 12 December 1923 [George Swieszkowski - Lloyds List]
Arrived 17 May 1923 from Hamburg [ Dundee Courier 23 May 1923 ]

14 Dec 1923 arrived Middlesborough from Tollesbury [Liverpool Journal of Commerce 18 Dec 1923]

Tonnage:6,734 gross
Built:1919
Type:Cargo ship
Owner:Royal Mail Steam Packet Co.
Official No:143441
ID1143441

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