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Name: LECONFIELD
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 25/06/1889
Completed: 1889
Builder: Schlesinger, Davis & Co
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 153
Dimensions: 2237grt, 1462nrt, 285.0 x 39.2 x 20.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (21, 33 & 54 x 42ins), 195nhp
Engines by: Black, Hawthorn & Co, Gateshead
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 95802
History:
1889 GR Sanderson & Co, Hull
1893 East Riding Steam Navigation Co Ltd (GR Sanderson & Co), Hull
1900 Cairn Line of Steamships Ltd (Cairns, Young & Noble), Newcastle
1900 Renamed CAIRNESK
1904 Managers Cairns, Noble & Co
1911 Otto Banck, Helsingborg; renamed TUVA
07/10/1916 Sank
Comments: 07/10/1916: Sank after being captured and torpedoed by U-Boat U48 in
71.00N 23.00E on a voyage from Arkhangelsk to Hull with timber.


Marine Engineer, July 1889