Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      SOUTHWESTERN MILLER
Arrived:4 May 1926
Departed:c18 May 1926
Career:"Haven of Rest" by Douglas Gurton lists the vessel as SOUTH WESTERN MILLER but has no further info. See DJG_SHP

Built for Norfolk & North American SS Co Ltd (Furness, Withy & Co). She was sold 1927 to Norddeutscher Lloyd, Bremen; renamed GIESSEN. Wrecked 1929.
[ From http://www.tynebuiltships.co.uk/S-Ships/southwesternmiller1915.html ]

Liverpool Journal of Commerce
04-05-26 reports Southwestern Miller at Surrey Docks
15-05-26 reports Soutrhwestern Miller at Tollesbury since 04 May 26
17-05-26 reports Southwestern Miller at Tollesbury
21=05=26 reports incident re Southwestern Miller at Long Reach on 19 May 26
21=05=26 reports Southwestern Miller berthed at Greenhithe since last issue

Tonnage:6,514 gross
Built:1915
Type:Cargo ship
Owner:Furness Withy
Official No:137462
ID1137462

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