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Name Official number Flag IMO
CLIFFORD  119164  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1904  18/07/1904   
Vessel type Vessel description
Coaster General Cargo  Steel Screw Steamer 3 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
Robert Duncan & Co, Port Glasgow East Yard  305 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
359 grt / 98 nrt / 163.2 ft  23.6 ft  13.8 ft   
Engine builder David Rowan & Co., Glasgow
Engine detail
1-screw. C2Cyl. (18.5 & 38 x 27)in. 75NHP, 500 IHP, 10 knots.
One steel boiler 120 lb/sq.in.

 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Mann, Macneal & Co., Glasgow - Charles Catanach Mann, manager  Glasgow  24/09/1904 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1912 Sold to Ford Shipping Co. Ltd, Glasgow - George Henry Macneal, manager, and registered 06/02/1912
18/04/1912 Re-registered at Glasgow following lengthening; same owner & manager.  
Vessel history
1912 Vessel lengthened by H & C Grayson Ltd, Liverpool, at Birkenhead. Length became 163.2 ft. Tonnage became 487grt, 207 nrt. All other particulars unaltered.
08/1915 Requisitioned by The Admiralty to become a Fleet Messenger. 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1916  Gunfire 16/05/1916 
Disposal Detail
Whilst acting as a fleet messenger under the White Ensign she was shelled by U.38 and sunk in position 34.02N x 27.32E., south east of Crete 
 

 



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