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Name: WHEATFIELD
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 05/05/1909
Completed: 06/1909
Builder: JT Eltringham & Co
Yard: Stone Quay, South Shields
Yard Number: 271
Dimensions: 515grt, 197nrt, 162.4 x 26.7 x 9.3ft
Engines: C2cyl (20 & 42 x 27ins), 71rhp
Engines by: GT Grey, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 128494
History:
04/06/1909 Spillers & Bakers Ltd (SW Coe & Co); registered at Cardiff
1913 Spillers Steamship Co Ltd, Cardiff
1926 James J Stafford, Wexford; renamed J F V
1931 Wexford Steamships Ltd, Wexford
1934 Alfred H Smith, Shenfield; registered at London
1935 Owen H Thomas, Liverpool
1936 LF Briggs & JJ Griffiths, London
1938 Carrier Shipping Co Ltd, London
1939 WJ Ireland, London
1942 George A Tom & Co Ltd, London
1947 Renamed FENCHURCH
1949 H Harrison (Shipping) Ltd, London; renamed BANNQUEEN
1951 Thorn Line Ltd, London
16/01/1957 Broken up
Comments: 16/01/1957: Broken up by West of Scotland Shipbreaking Co at Troon


Above photo as BANNQUEEN is courtesy of George Robinson

BANNQUEEN (left) being broken up at Troon. Photo courtesy of Photoship

Lloyd's List, Saturday, 08/05/1909