JERVIS BAY in Tilbury

Jack Willis

JERVIS BAY  was a early container ship owned by Overseas Containers (Shaw Savill & Albion). Built in 1970 with a tonnage of 26,750 tons.

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  • 1984. The Jervis Bay was being taken to the breakers yard when her tow snapped. She was stranded on a breakwater at Bilbao Spain Outer Harbour on 24th January 1984 after dragging her anchor in heavy weather. She broke in two and was broken up as she lay in April 1984.

    By Cliff Cowin (20/01/2017)
  • I done a trip on this ship in the 1980’s 

    By susan mccrory nee malthouse (10/03/2015)

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