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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
11/01/1930 GLENARCH - 17/03/1938 PARKHILL  
Subsequent owner and registration history
27/05/1926 Registered at Liverpool
25/02/1927 Spillers Milling and Associated Industries Ltd., Cardiff.
05/12/1927 Spillers Ltd., London.
19/11/1929 Raglan Steamship Co. Ltd. (Herbert E. Elliott, manager), Cardiff
25/09/1935 Joseph and George R. Bowles, Cardiff.
15/02/1938 Matthew Taylor, 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.
06/02/1940 Register closed. 
 

 



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