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Yard No. 282

Yard Number 282 was named LINDFIELD when launched on Monday 02/11/1891 by Russell & Co Port Glasgow for 1891 : Shaw Savill & Albion

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1891
Ship Type: Steel barque
Tonnage: 2280 g | 2169 nrt
Length: 277.5 feet
Breadth: 42 feet
Draught: 24.2 feet depth

Owner History:
1891 : Shaw, Savill & Albion.
1911 : A/S Skib Lindfield (H. Jeremiassen), Porsgrund, Norway.

She is recorded as having sank on 23/03/1917

Additional Information:
ON 98682.
Sunk by the German submarine U.70 near Queenstown on 23 March 1917 while on passage Portland, Oregon to the UK.

Previous update by Colin Campbell
Photo supplied by Green Collection – State of Victoria Library