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Name: OILFIELD
Type: Tanker
Launched: 01/05/1923
Completed: 06/1923
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Company
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 224
Dimensions: 5387grt, 3063nrt, 365.2 x 51.3 x 30.7ft
Engines: 2 x steam turbines, 467nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 145529
History:
06/1923 Field Tank SS Co Ltd (Hunting & Son), Newcastle
1937 Mid-Atlantic Shipping Co Ltd (Townsend Brothers Shipping Ltd), Newcastle
1937 Renamed ENGLISH TANKER
1941 Spanish Government (CAMPSA); renamed CASTILLO ALMENARA
1947 Cia Arrendataria del MonopolIo de Petroleos, Cadiz; renamed CAMPOSINES
07/1967 Broken Up
Comments: 07/06/1938: Damaged in Spanish Nationalist air attack while at Alicante
discharging oil, abandoned by crew and sank
26/04/1939: Refloated and repaired
07/1967: Broken up at Castellon


Above photo as OILFIELD courtesy of Clive Ketley

Above photo as OILFIELD courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as CAMPOSINES copyright of Robert Boman