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Name: PETERSFIELD
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 30/12/1929
Completed: 02/1930
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co (1927) Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 415
Dimensions: 5073grt, 3151nrt, 412.7 x 55.3 x 26.0ft
Engines: Q4cyl (23, 32.5, 47 & 68 x 48ins), 442nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 161368
History:
02/1930 Woodfield SS Co Ltd (Woods, Tylor & Brown), London
1933 BJ Sutherland & Co Ltd, Newcastle; renamed CROMARTY
1936 NV Mij Zeevaart (Hudig & Veder), Rotterdam; renamed ARUNDO
28/04/1942 Sank
Comments: 28/04/1942: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat U136 in 40.10N 73.44W
On a voyage from New York to Table Bay & Durban


Above photo as CROMARTY courtesy of Clive Ketley

Above photo as ARUNDO courtesy of Photoship