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Name: ANTHONY RADCLIFFE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 29/07/1893
Completed: 09/1893
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 674
Dimensions: 2866grt, 1815nrt, 315.8 x 43.0 x 19.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (22.5, 36.5 & 61 x 42ins), 238nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 98434
History:
09/1893 Anthony Radcliffe Steamship Co Ltd (E Thomas, Radcliffe & Co), Cardiff
1908 Douglas Hill Steamship Co Ltd (E Thomas, Radcliffe & Co), Cardiff
1908 Renamed BONVILSTON
17/10/1918 Sank
Comments: 02/01/1916: Collided with & sank GEELONG off Alexandria at 32.46N - 30.05E
17/10/1918: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat UB92, 9.5 miles NWxW of Corsewall Point
On a voyage from Ayr to Barry Roads in ballast


Above photo as BONVILSTON copyright of Stanley Robinson