Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      MONTGOMERYSHIRE
Arrived:24 April 1928
Departed:26 May 1928
Career:Ordered as WAR VALOUR. Renamed RIV-1931. Bombed and sunk 29/39 August 1941. Later raised and broken up.

Liverpool Journal of Commerce reports:
3 Apr 1928 due KGV Dock London from Vancouver
5 Apr 1928 passed Gravesend for KGV Dock [6 Apr 1928]
16 Apr 1928 arrived Rotterdam [18 Apr 1928]
19 Apr 1928 arrived Antwerp [20 Apr 1928]
30 April 1928 at River Blackwater since 24 April 1928
8 June 1928 arrived River Tyne from River Blackwater [11 June 1928]

Tonnage:6,650 gross
Built:1921
Type:Cargo ship
Owner:Royal Mail Steam Packet Co.
Official No:145246
ID1145246

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