Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships

Arrived:5 April 1931
Departed:8 December 1932
Career:Renamed EKATERINI NICOLAOU-1932, VICTORIA-1938, CANTABRO-1938, CASTILLO OROPESA-1939. Torpedoed by submarine DANDOLO in error, 8 November 1941.
In Oyster Company ledger. Agents are Runciman.
Arrived 2 April 1931 departed 8 Dec 1932 [George Swieszkowski - Lloyds List]

5 Apr 1931 arrived Tollesbury from Leith [Liverpool Journal of Commerce 11 Apr 1931]

Shields Daily News 23 Jul 1931 Arthur Rapp GENERAL CHURCH (is) at Tollesbury
10 Dec 1932 arrived River Tyne from Tollesbury [Shields Daily News 12 Dec 1932 / BNA]

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

Tonnage:6,600 gross
Type:Cargo ship
Owner:European Shipping Company Ltd.
Official No:140423

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