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Name: OILFIELD
Type: Tanker
Launched: 14/05/1896
Completed: 06/1896
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Company
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 111
Dimensions: 4005grt, 2564nrt, 345.0 x 47.2 X 21.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 44 & 71 x 48ins), 394nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 104299
History:
06/1896 Hunting & Son, Newcastle
1914 Hunnting Steamship Co Ltd (Hunting & Son), Newcastle
16/03/1918 Beached
Comments: 16/03/1918: Beached near Stornoway after being torpedoed by U-Boat U90
15 miles off Cape Wrath on a voyage from Grangemouth to New York in ballast.
1918: The after part was salvaged and broken up on the Clyde


Above photo as XXX copyright of Clive Ketley