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Name Official number Flag IMO
WHEATSHEAF  136981  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1915  17/06/1915   
Vessel type Vessel description
Coaster General Cargo  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Ardrossan Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Ardrossan The Shipyard  263 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
500 grt / 190 nrt / 162.8 ft  25.6 ft  9.8 ft   
Engine builder McKie & Baxter, Copland Works, Govan
Engine detail
C2Cyl (20,42x30ins),72nhp 700ihp 10kn, 1-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Spillers Steamship Co Ltd, Cardiff  Cardiff  06/10/1915 
Other names
1930 GLENARCH - 1938 PARKHILL  
Subsequent owner and registration history
1927 Spillers Milling & Associated Industries Ltd, Cardiff
1928 Spillers Ltd, Cardiff
1929 Raglan Steam Ship Co Ltd - mng Herbert E Elliott, Cardiff
1936 Joseph & George Bowles (F Bowles & Son), Cardiff
1938 Matthew Taylor, Methil - reg Methil 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1939  Torpedoed 18/11/1939 
Disposal Detail
Torpedoed by U.22 in 58.07N-02.18W off Kinnaird Head on a voyage from Blyth to Kirkwall with coal. Lost with all hands. 
 

 



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