|Career:||Ritson's Branch Line. Sold and renamed ARGOLIKOS-1933. Broken up Japan 9 November 1953.
Dates from Oyster Company ledger and Essex Record Office document DF 106/1/10/12 T&MNOFC Record of Ships Moored on Fishery 1930-33.
- on 18 March 1931 owner is Nautilus Steam Shipping Co.
- on 17 August 1932 owner is given as National Provincial Bank.
- 1 March 1933 delivered to M. Embricos.
PEAR BRANCH, steamer, 4,786 tons gross, built 1921 and owned by the Nautilus Steam Shipping Co., Ltd., in liquidation - Has been sold, as she lies in the River Blackwater to Maris A. Embiricos, Athens, for a little under £6,750. She has been renamed ARGOLIKOS. [Liverpool Journal of Commerce 18 Mar 1933]
"Haven of Rest" by Douglas Gurton lists vessel but has no further info. See DJG_SHP
Mid Essex WSS - Lloyds List: Arrived 17 Mar 1931 sailed 8 Mar 1933.