Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      AMERICAN TRANSPORT
Arrived:10 June 1926
Departed:25 June 1926
Career:Renamed MARTHA HENDRIK FISSER-1929. Wrecked 12 Feb 1935 Storfosen, Trondheimsfjord on voyage Emden to Narvik in ballast.

Arrival/Departure dates from George Swieszkowski - Lloyds List.

From British Newspaper Archive / Liverpool Journal of Commerce
10 Jun 1926 sailed Gravesend for Tilbury (LJC 11 Jun 1926)
29 Jun 1926 sailed London for Hampton Roads

Tonnage:4,764 gross
Built:1911
Type:Cargo ship
Owner:Empire Transport Co Ltd
Official No:127467
ID1127467

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