Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships

Ship:      BRYNMEL
Arrived:8 January 1931
Departed:16 August 1935
Career:Built as ATLANTIC CITY. Renamed BRADBURN-1920, BRYNMEL-1929, MARIA L-1935. Wrecked 4 November 1950.
From Oyster Company ledger.
- 8 January 1931 swivel, land crew. Owners/agents Anglo Celtic Shipping Co.
- 21 May 1935 Owner/agent Ambrose Davies Mathews Ltd.
- 16 August 1935 now MARIA L. Owner/agent S. Livanos. Payment for men in connection with raising anchors.

8 Jan 1931 arrived Tollesbury from London [Liverpool Journal of Commerce 9 Jan 1931]
Shields Daily News 19 Aug 1935 MARIE L (ex BRYNMELL) arrived River Tyne (Middle Dry Dock) 18-08-35 from River Blackwater

"Haven of Rest" by Douglas Gurton lists BRYNMEL but has no further info. See DJG_SHP

Tonnage:4,707 gross
Type:Cargo ship
Owner:Anglo Celtic Shipping Co.
Official No:132861

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