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Name: FAIRFIELD
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 1914
Completed: 04/1915
Builder: JT Eltringham & Co
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 310
Dimensions: 1074grt, 443nrt, 220.1 x 33.4 x 13.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (17.5, 28 & 47 x 33ins), 174nhp
Engines by: Shields Engineering Co Ltd, North Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 137165
History:
04/1915 Aberdeen Coal Co Ltd, Aberdeen
1922 Limerick Steam Shipping Co Ltd (SJK Roycroft, manager), Limerick
1922 Renamed LUIMNEACH
04/09/1940 Sank
Comments: 04/09/1940: Stopped by U-Boat U46 & sunk by gunfire SW of Scilly Isles