Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships

Ship:      PICARDY
Arrived:25 September 1964
Departed:19 October 1964
Career:Renamed EUROPE-1971, LIRA-1976. 17 August 1977 sank 7.30N 71.32E following explosion & fire on voyage Penang to Rotterdam with rubber, timber & tin.
Dates from George Swieszkowski - Lloyds List;
Tonnage:7,306 gross
Type:Refrigerated ship
Owner:Royal Mail Lines Ltd
Official No:187631

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