Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships

Ship:      HELLENES
Arrived:21 Aug 1925
Departed:10 Oct 1925
Career:Broken up Grays Oct 1925

From Liverpool Journal of Commerce
20 Aug 1925 sailed Ipswich for River Blackwater [22 Sep 1925]
12 Oct 1925 Hellenes at Tollesbury since 21 Aug 1925
10 Oct 1925 sold by R.F. Houston & Co For scrap
10 Oct 1925 sailed Tollesbury [12 Oct 1925]
15 Oct 1925 arrived at Grays since las issue
13 Oct 1925 REVENGER (tug) arrived London from Tollesbury [15 Oct 1925]
13 Oct 1925 VANQUISHER (tug) arrived Gravesend from Tollesbury [15 Oct 1925]

1 Sept 1925 Letter from Lloyds Register to owners reminds them that the vessel is now overdue Second Special Survey No. 3 and this must be done before she leaves the River.
Houston Line had applied to undertake another round voyage to the River Plate before repairs were undertaken but this was refused and in this case the ship was sold for scrap. [Lloyds Register Foundation]

Tonnage:3,332 gross
Type:Cargo ship
Owner:British & South american SN Co Ltd
Official No:113410

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