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Name: WHINFIELD
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 21/07/1917
Completed: 10/1917
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 196
Dimensions: 3985grt, 2473nrt, 360.1 x 51.1 x 24.3ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 41 & 67 x 45ins), 348nhp
Engines by: Blair & Co Ltd, Stockton
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 9.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 140700
History:
10/1917 Edward J Sutton & Co, Newcastle
by 1920 The Steamship Whinfield Co Ltd (Edward J Sutton), Newcastle
1936 Jubilee Steam Navigation Co (FS Dawson), Newcastle; renamed ALMA DAWSON
24/11/1940 Sank
Comments: 24/11/1940: Sank in a British minefield, north of Portrush, Northern Ireland
On voyage from Montreal to Ipswich with a cargo of grain


Photo as WHINFIELD courtesy of Richard Cox

Photo as ALMA DAWSON copyright of A Duncan