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Name Official number Flag IMO
WHEATBERRY  130978  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1915    05/1915 
Vessel type Vessel description
Coaster   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Dundee Shipbuilding Company Ltd., Dundee   272 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
405 grt / 171 nrt / 149.2 ft  23.6 ft  9.9 ft   
Engine builder Wm. Beardmore & Co. Ltd., Govan
Engine detail
T. 3-cyl. (13”, 24” & 35” x 24”) 82 NHP, 500 IHP, 10 knots. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Spillers Steamship Co. Ltd., Cardiff   Cardiff  19/05/1915 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
05/03/1919 James Lythgoe and Co., Sunderland.
14/05/1919 East Coast Transport Co. Ltd. (James Lythgoe and Co., managers), Sunderland
26/09/1919 Owner relocated to Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1919  Collision 29/11/1919 
Disposal Detail
Sunk in collision with the steamer MAGRIX (314/1916) at the entrance to Dunkirk Harbour whilst on a voyage from Newcastle to Dunkirk with a cargo of coal. The Belgian pilot, the master's daughter and one seaman were lost.

29/12/1919 Register closed.
 
 

 



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