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Name: HARFORD
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 07/11/1908
Completed: 02/1909
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 407
Dimensions: 4412grt, 2040nrt, 375.0 x 51.5 x 23.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (26.5, 43 & 71 x 48ins), 399nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 125756
History:
02/1909 J & C Harrison Ltd, London
1911 Fujioka Koichiro, Kobe; renamed KOJU MARU
1914 T Mikami, Kobe
1915 Bellevue SS Co Ltd (Bell Bros & Co), Glasgow; renamed BELLEVUE
1916 Town Line (London) Ltd (Harrison, Sons & Co), London
1916 Renamed COURTOWN
27/09/1924 Sank
Comments: 06/11/1909: Damaged by a fire in her bunkers at Barracouta, sold unrepaired
27/09/1924: Sank after a collision with ss LA ROCHEFOUCAULD when
3 miles north of Pendeen on a voyage from Cardiff to Montreal with coal.