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Name: ØIFJELD
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 25/10/1912
Completed: 11/1912
Builder: William Dobson & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 179
Dimensions: 1998grt, 1086nrt, 285.1 x 40.1 x 19.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (21, 34 & 57 x 36ins), 195nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number:
History:
11/1912 D/S A/S Oifjeld (PA Grøn), Sandefjord
1915 Klaveness D/S A/S (AF Klaveness & Co), Christiania
24/11/1916 Sank
Comments: 24/11/1916: Sank after being captured and torpedoed by U-Boat UB18
6 miles NW of Ailly on a voyage from Bilbao to Boulogne with iron ore