Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      ATHELSTANE
Arrived:22 August 1930
Departed:23 October 1930
Career:Renamed CREOFIELD-1936. Torpedoed 2 February 1940 by submarine U59 52.33N 2.25E on voyage London to Tees with creosote oil.

Arrival/Departure dates from George Swieszkowski - Lloyds List.

British Newspaper Archive / Liverpool Journal of Commerce
21 Aug 1930 sailed Rotterdam for Tollesbury (LJC 25 Aug 1930)

Tonnage:838 gross
Built:1928
Type:Tanker
Owner:United Molasses Co Ltd
Official No:161078
ID1161078

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