Hemajo Ship Transfer, Papers

Scope and Content

Bill of sale, 1976; mortgage certificate, 1973; deed of covenant; 1976.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Hemajo was built in 's-Hertogenbosch, Holland and registered in the Port of Cardiff in 1968 to a Hendrick Denekamp. In May 1973 James Barry Morris purchased the ship, taking out a mortgage with Slater Walker Finance Corporation Ltd. In July 1976 the ship was transferred to Allan, Michael, Clive, Brynley and Melvin Jones with a mortgage from First Fortune Ltd. The ship was sold to Jeremaiah Evans in April 1982. The Hemajo was a motorised twin screw vessel.



Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information

Passed to David Jenkins, National Waterfront Museum, by George Conway, of Conway Davis Ltd.

Other Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available online

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Fair condition

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Louise Hunt for Glamorgan Archives, with reference to Port of Cardiff shipping register (DRBS/1/15).

Conditions Governing Use

Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.

Appraisal Information

All records which meet the collection policy of Glamorgan Archives have been retained.

Custodial History

The items came out of an old client file of Conway Davis Ltd during an office clear out, and were passed to David Jenkins of the National Waterfront Museum who transferred them to Glamorgan Archives.


Accruals are not expected.

Related Material

Port of Cardiff shipping register, DRBS/1/15.