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Name: LENFIELD
Type Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/10/1924
Completed: 12/1924
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1188
Dimensions: 3927grt, 2406nrt, 360.2 x 51.2 x24.1ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SCSA, 4cyl (24 x 50ins), 398nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 148111
History:
13/12/1924 EJ Sutton & Co, Newcastle
1930 Confield Steamship Co Ltd (EJ Sutton & Co, managers), Newcastle
1937 Leif Erichsens Rederi A/S (Leif Erichsen, manager), Bergen; renamed LENDA
27/06/1940 Sank
Comments: 27/06/1940: Sunk by a torpedo & shells from U-Boat U47, 160 miles SW Fastnet
On a voyage from Port Wade, Nova Scotia to Hull with a cargo of lumber


Above photo as LENFIELD is courtesy of Richard Cox

Above photo as LENDA is courtesy of Photoship