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Name: EMPIRE MASEFIELD
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 26/08/1941
Completed: 10/1941
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1639
Dimensions: 7023grt, 5041nrt, 432.5 x 56.2 x 34.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (23, 39 & 66 x 48ins), 512nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 165820
History:
10/1941 Ministry of War Transport (Alexander & Sons, managers), Newcastle
1942 Government of Belgium, Antwerp; renamed BELGIAN SEAMAN
1946 Armement Deppe SA, Antwerp; renamed ANVERS
1952 Cie Belge d'Expansion Maritime "Exmar" SA, Antwerp; renamed CLERVAUX
1960 Mihalis Angelos et al, Chios; renamed MIHALIS ANGELOS
1963 Maradelanto Cia Naviera SA, Chios
1965 Celestial Shipping Corp SA, Panama City; renamed GLORIA
06/12/1967 Broken up
Comments: 06/12/1967: Broken up at Kaohsiung


Photo as CLERVAUX courtesy of Richard Cox