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Name: MATFEN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 13/12/1902
Completed: 01/1903
Builder: William Dobson & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 124
Dimensions: 2398grt, 1522nrt, 305.0 x 43.1 x 20.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (22, 36 & 58 x 39ins), 233nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 114439
History:
01/1903 Morpeth Steamship Co Ltd (JC Adam), Newcastle
1912 Canford Chine Steamship Co Ltd (HG Harper & Co), Cardiff
1912 Renamed CANFORD CHINE
24/06/1916 Sank
Comments: 24/06/1016: Captured, shelled & sunk by U-Boat U35, 5 miles off Calella, Spain
On a voyage from Marseille to Porman in ballast