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Name: CROSTAFELS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 30/05/1904
Completed: 07/1904
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 714
Dimensions: 4952grt, 3087nrt, 398.9 x 55.2 x 28.5ft
Engines: Q4cyl (23, 32, 48 & 72 x 54ins), 492nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a; (1919: 143172)
History:
07/1904 Deutsche Dampfs Ges "Hansa", Bremen
1919 British Government
1921 Brock Steamship Co Ltd, London; renamed BROCKFIELD
1923 Deutsche Dampfs Ges "Hansa", Bremen; renamed CROSTAFELS
3Q/1933 Broken up
Comments: 1919: Allocated to Britain as part of war reparations
3Q/1933: Broken up by Bremer Vulkan at Vegesack


Above photo as CROSTAFELS is copyright of Dr Jurgen Meyer

Shields Daily News, Tuesday, 31/05/1904