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Yard No. 41
ss CALCHFAEN



Yard Number 41 was named CALCHFAEN when launched on Saturday 19/08/1893 by Ailsa Shipbuilding Company for Kneeshaw Lupton & Co Liverpool

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1893
Ship Type: Coastal Cargo Vessel
Tonnage: 421grt/ 145nrt
Length: 160ft
Breadth: 24ft

Owner History:
Kneeshaw Lupton & Co Liverpool
1916 Antrim Iron Ore Co., Belfast
1927 Raglan Steamship Co., Cardiff
1934 John Tyrrell, Cardiff
1937 Albert Toop, Tallinn
1940 min. of War Transport
1950 Albert W.Toop & Co., Cardiff


Her main engines were built by Ross & Duncan Glasgow , she was powered by C. 2cyl

Other names she bore were: ANNA II--40 | ANNA-37 | RIVER AVOCA-34 | GLENSHESK-16. Her last recorded name was ANNA TOOP -50

She is recorded as having sank on 22/01/1958

Additional Information:
Previous update by Stuart Cameron. Stranded on Arklow Bank when on voyage Port Talbot to Londonderry.Refloated by tug EMPIRE NETTA but sank following day near Arklow Bank.
Photo supplied by G Robinson
Previous update by Paul Strathdee
Previous update by Stuart Cameron