Essex Chronicle 8 May 1931 says the DOMINIA, the largest cable-laying ship in the world, came up for two years. The dates in the article are not precises, but suggest it was after the two wind-jammers had left i.e. Autumn 1924.
Sold to Russia renamed NIKOLAY EZHOV - 1937, FELIKS DZERZHINSKIY - 1939. She was probably broken up 1968 to 1978.
Voyage Record Cards: DOMINIA Arrived River Blackwater 11 November 1927 from London. Arrived London 2 January 1928
DOMINIA Arrived River Blackwater 23 February 1928 from Dover. Arrived London 28 June 1928.
Telegraph Construction & Maintenance Co. Ltd.
Above: Cable ship DOMINIA. Built 1926, Swan Hunter, Low Moor. Official No. 148768. Renamed NIKOLAY EZHOV 1937, FELIKS DZERZHINSKIY 1939.
DOMINIA was laid up in the River Blackwater twice 1927-28. Date: c1926. Source: Mersea Museum / Photoship