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Name: GRACEFIELD
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/10/1905
Completed: 11/1905
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 753
Dimensions: 2726grt, 1624nrt, 313.5 x 46.5 x 21.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (22, 37 & 62 x 42ins), 267nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 8.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 122835
11/1905 Gracefield Steamship Co Ltd (EJ Sutton), Newcastle
1918 W Thomas & Sons Timber Importers Ltd, Swansea
1919 Eryldon Steamship Co Ltd, Swansea
1925 Rederi A/B Helsingborg (O Hillerstrom); renamed CONSUL OLSSON
1939 Rederi A/B Rex, Stockholm (KM Kallstrom); renamed KORSO
01/1961 Broken up
Comments: 01/1961: Broken up at Ystad by Personer A/B


Photo as GRACEFIELD courtesy of Richard Cox

Photo as CONSUL OLSSON copyright of Bernt Fogelberg

Photo as KORSO copyright of Robert Boman