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Name: CLEARFIELD
Type: Tanker
Launched: 24/11/1908
Completed: 01/1909
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Company
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 170
Dimensions: 4211grt, 2656nrt, 350.0 x 48.5 x 28.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (26, 42 & 70 x 48ins), 339nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron & Steel
Reg Number: 125451
History:
01/1909 Hunting & Son, Newcastle
1914 Hunting SS Co Ltd, Newcastle
24/10/1916 Sank
Comments: 24/10/1916: Sank after being shelled by U-Boat U55 when west of the
Hebrides on a voyage from Invergordon to Hampton Roads in ballast


Above photo courtesy of Clive Ketley