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Name: SEAFORD
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 03/05/1911
Completed: 05/1911
Builder: William Dobson & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 171
Dimensions: 673grt, 349nrt, 164.5 x 30.0 x 12.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (15.5, 25 & 41 x 30ins), 113nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 129200
History:
17/05/1911 Stephenson Clarke & Co, London
1928 Stephenson Clarke & Associated Companies Ltd, London
1935 AF Henry & MacGregor Ltd, Leith; renamed TOLSTA HEAD
1946 HP Lenaghan, Belfast; renamed BANTRY BAY
1947 Th Larson, Tuborg Havn; renamed MARY STON
1950 Fellow Steamship Co Inc, Monrovia (Chas Gee & Co, London)
04/06/1953 Broken up
Comments: 1949: Lengthened to 194.5ft, then 789grt
04/06/1953: Arrived at Antwerp for delivery to breakers
09/1953: Broken up at Boom by Omar Bulens


Above photo is courtesy of Clive Ketley