Built as EMPIRE MANDARIN. Renamed LULWORTH HILL-1947, CASTLE HILL-1949, LONDON BUILDER-1950, SILVER WAKE-1950, NAVARINO-1954, STANTHORPE-1955, ARDBRAE-1961. Broken up Onomichi 1 Mar 1966
Oyster Company ledger, first entry 14 August 1959, 4 weeks compensation.
14 June 1960 vacated berth.
Mid Essex WSS - Lloyds List: arrived 11 August 1959 sailed 14 Jun 1960 for Hull in tow TRADESMAN.
Above: Ships laid up in River Blackwater
Nearest PHORKYSS, and behind her STANTHORPE.
PHORKYSS was laid up in the River from 28 May 1960 to 20 October 1960
STANTHORPE 11 August 1959 to 14 June 1960
Photo by Alf Jefferies shared by his Daughter Lynn Ballard. Date: cJune 1960. Source: Mersea Museum / Alf Jefferies