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Name Official number Flag IMO
BELFORD  104589  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1894  16/10/1894   
Vessel type Vessel description
   Steel Sailing Vessel 3 Masted Ship
Builder Yard Yard no
Archibald McMillan & Son, Dumbarton Dockyard  332 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1905 grt / 1771 nrt / 267 ft  40.1 ft  23.6 ft   
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Belford Ship Co. Ltd. (Briggs, Harvey & Co. mgrs), Glasgow  Glasgow   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1907 Thomas & James Hardie & Co. mgrs.
1908 Ruthin Castle Ship Co. Ltd. (Robert R. Thomas mgr.), Liverpool 
Vessel history
The brand new ship was being towed to Swansea by Clyde Shipping Co tug FLYING SERPENT when strong winds caused BELFORD to be stranded on Garroch Head, Isle of Bute.  
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1917  Captured 03/02/1917 
Disposal Detail
Sunk with explosives by U-45, 50.34N x 12.16W.
On passage San Francisco-Queenstown, barley. 
 

 



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