Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships

Ship:      BASSA
Arrived:7 May 1933
Departed:14 May 1933
Career:Built as WAR POINTER. Renamed BASSA-1919. Torpedoed and sunk 29 September 1940.
Dates from Oyster Company ledger.
7 May 1933 sailed Calais for Tollesbury [Liverpool Journal of Commerce 9 May 1933]
Leeds Mercury of 17 May 1933 reported BASSA arrived Immingham 15-05-33 from Tollesbury
Tonnage:5,267 gross
Type:Cargo ship
Owner:Elder Dempster
Official No:142341

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