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Name: HARTFORD
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 15/02/1912
Completed: 13/03/1912
Builder: JP Rennoldson & Sons Ltd
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 275
Dimensions: 407grt, 156nrt, 144.0 x 24.4 x 10.5ft
Engines: C2cyl (17 & 36 x 24ins), 75rhp
Engines by: JP Rennoldson & Sons Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 131426
History:
13/03/1912 Northwich Carrying Co Ltd, Liverpool
1925 Wm A Wilson, Liverpool
1927 Cement Marketing Co Ltd, Liverpool
1936 FT Everard & Sons Ltd, Liverpool
1937 F Bowles & Sons, Liverpool
1950 Seaborne Aggregate Co Ltd, Southampton; renamed SEABORNE ALPHA
03/1966 Broken up
Comments: 1939: Converted to a suction dredger
03/1966: Broken up at Southampton by Metcalfe Marine Salvage Co


Photo as HARTFORD courtesy of Richard Cox

Photo as SEABORNE ALPHA courtesy of Richard Cox