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Yard No. 94
ss ITHFAEN



Yard Number 94 was named ITHFAEN when launched on Friday 21/10/1892 by Scotts Bowling for Kneeshaw Lupton & Company Liverpool

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1892
Ship Type: Coastal General Cargo
Tonnage: 427grt/ 160nrt
Length: 160ft
Breadth: 23.1ft
Draught: 10.5ft

Owner History:
Kneeshaw, Lupton & Company, Liverpool.
1893 Alex. McCredie, Troon
1893 W.B.Niven, Troon
1900 Mann, Macnead & Co., Glasgow
1915 Chas. Harris, Glasgow
1916 Bray SS Co., Dublin


Her main engines were built by Ross & Duncan, Glasgow/ Post 1893 Muir & Houston, Glasgow , she was powered by Steam; C. 2-cyl.engine Post 1893: C.2-cyl. engine by Muir & Houston

Other names she bore were: ASHFORD (1900) MAGGIE BAIN (1893). Her last recorded name was BRAEFIELD (1916)

She ended her days torpedoed and sank on 31/03/1917

Additional Information:
Presumed torpedoed by U.57 on 31/3/1917, had sailed in ballast from Cork for Cardiff the previous day

Information supplied by Bill Harvey.
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