Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships

Ship:      PENDENNIS
Arrived:3 December 1933
Departed:15 December 1933
Career:Built as SIR ARTHUR. Renamed CORGLEN-1920, CLAPTON-1927, PENDENNIS-1929. Foundered 20 Oct 1935 foundered 54.05N 05.23E. The wreck report is on This states that 15 Dec 1933 she was in the River Blackwater for survey and repairs.
There is no record of her in the Oyster Company ledger.
Voyage Record Card: Arrived Stansgate 3 Dec 1933 from Nordkyn. Sailed Stansgate 15 December 1933 for South Shields

9 Nov 1933 PENDENNIS for Stansgate from Igarka at Murmansk [Liverpool Journal Commerce 22 Nov 1933]
Shields Daily News of 18 Dec 1933 reported PENDENNIS passed Flamborough Head northwards on 17-12-33 for River Tyne
Shields Daily News of 19 Dec 1933 reported PENDENNIS had arrived for repairs. An article "Ship Escapes Disaster" describes how the ship was damaged by ice on a voyage to North Russia.

Tonnage:2,001 gross
Type:Cargo ship
Owner:Pendennis Steamship Company
Official No:129164

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