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Name: SKEFFINGTON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 02/03/1893
Completed: 04/1893
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 43
Dimensions: 941grt, 539nrt, 206.0 x 32.3 x 14.4ft
Engines: T3cyl (16.5, 28.25 & 47 x 33ins), 127nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 101824
History:
04/1893 JO Scott & Co, Newcastle
1899 Fisher, Renwick & Co, Newcastle
1901 Angfartygs A/B Tirfing (A Broström & Son), Gothenburg; renamed SMÅLAND
1915 A/S Rudolf (R Ugelstad), Fredrikstad; renamed RUDOLF
1915 Managers Olsen & Ugelstad, Christiania
1935 Skibs A/S Skaabu (P Blich), Oslo
1937 Skibs A/S Sandøy (Larsen & Thorvildsen), Oslo
21/12/1939 Sank
Comments: 21/12/1939: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U46 at 58.07N – 01.32E
On a voyage from Kristinehamn to Immingham in ballast