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Name: MARSDEN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 05/09/1910
Completed: 10/1910
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 166
Dimensions: 2481grt, 1453nrt, 305.5 x 42.2 x 18.6ft; (1949: 2669grt, 319.8ft)
Engines: T3cyl (21.5, 35 & 58 x 39ins), 254nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 129762
History:
10/1910 Burnett SS Co Ltd (Burnett & Co), Newcastle
1923 Bd Blumenfeld, Hamburg; renamed CLARA BLUMENFELD
1933 Norddeutsche Kohlen-und Cokes Werke AG, Hamburg
1938 Renamed HAMMONIA
1939 Nordische Transport & Schiff GmbH, Hamburg; renamed NORDFAHRT
1949 Norddeutsche Kohlen-und Cokes Werke AG, Hamburg (Reed Blumenfeld)
1949 Renamed CLARA BLUMENFELD
1959 Broken up
Comments: 10/03/1945: Sunk by a mine in Kiel Bay, refloated 1946
1949: Rebuilt with new forepart, then 319.8ft, 2669grt
1959: Broken up at Hamburg, arrived there 22/12/1958.


Above photos as CLARA BLUMENFELD copyright of the Robert Bomans Collection