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Name: CHESTERFIELD
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 30/10/1913
Completed: 12/1913
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 924
Dimensions: 1013grt, 250.0 x 34.2 x 16.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (21.5, 35 & 58 x 39ins), 278nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 135986
History:
12/1913 Great Central Railway Company, Grimsby
18/05/1918 Sank
Comments: 10/1914: Requisitioned by The Admiralty as a store carrier and fleet messenger
18/05/1918: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat UC52 when 42 miles NE by E of Malta