Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships

Ship:      NISO
Arrived:29 June 1958
Departed:7 September 1960
Career:Broken up 11 Sep 1960 Bo'ness (but other reports say Dalmuir Nov 1961).
Oyster Company ledger first entry 13 August 1960 compensation 4 weeks. No other entries.
Shields Daily News 27 June 1958: NISO left River Tyne for River Blackwater under tow of tugs SUPERMAN and SEAMAN.
Voyage Record Card: Arrived River Blackwater 29 June 1958 from River Tyne (in tow). Sailed River Blackwater 7 September 1960 for Bo'ness (in tow). VRC refers to Bridgeness which is part of Bo'ness
Arrived 29 Jun 1958 sailed 7 Sep 1960 for Clyde in tow MERCHANTMAN.
Tonnage:8,273 gross
Owner:Shell Tankers
Official No:180029

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