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Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships

Ship:      ATHELMERE
Arrived:6 June 1946
Departed:27 August 1946
Career:Built as WAR RAJPUT. Renamed CONIA-1921, ATHELBEACH-1925, REALF-1930, ATHELMERE-1937, ALEXANDROS-1951. Broken up Split 15 March 1964.
Previously laid up in the river as REALF September 1935 to February 1937.
From Oyster Company ledger:
- 27 July 1946 Compensation 7 wks 3 days, owner/agent Tankers Limited.
- 27 August 1946 Compensation 4 wks 3 days.
Arrival date from George Swieszkowski.
Tonnage:5,562 gross
Owner:United Molasses Company
Official No:142613

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