Claveresk

Vessel Name on Arrival: 
Lake Neuchatel
Vessel Type: 
Cargo
Official Number: 
123802
GRT: 
3,829
Draught For'd: 
11' 0"
Draught Aft: 
17' 0"
Year Built: 
1907
Arrival Date: 
19/06/1948
Breakup Started: 
13/09/1948
Date First Beaching: 
25/02/1949
Breakup Completed: 
15/06/1949
Original Builder: 
William Doxford & Sons Limited, Pallion Yard, Sunderland
Original Yard No.: 
379
Name Changes: 

1907  :  S.S. Billiter Buildings for J. Sunley & Company of London
1907  :  S.S. Claveresk - Claverhill Steam Shipping Company Limited of London
1908  :  S.S. Claveresk - Sandhill Shipping Company Limited of London
1911  :  S.S. Claveresk - Sutherland Steam Shipping Company Limited of Newcastle
1919  :  S.S. Renfrew - Sutherland Steam Shipping Company Limited of Newcastle
1920  :  S.S. Ulversmead - Western Counties Shipping Company Limited of Cardiff
1926  :  S.S. Mari - Cia Naviera Amaya of Callao
1926  :  S.S. Mari - Cia Naviera Amaya of Bilbao
1937  :  S.S. Houstone  -  Phoenix Shipping Company Limited of London
1938  :  S.S. Lake Neuchatel - Charles Strubin & Company Limited of London
1939  :  S.S. Lake Neuchatel - Mininstry of War  Transport  (M.O.W.T.)
 

Other Information: 

 
A turret-design cargo steamer from the Sunderland shipyard of Wm. Doxford & Sons.
 
Official Number  :  123802
Tonnage  :  3,828 tons
Length  :  106.8 metres
Beam :   15.3 metres
 
Propulsion :  Triple Expansion Steam Reciprocating Engine manufactured by Doxford, Pallion Shipyard
 
Vessel Speed  :  9 knots
 
Laaunched  :   31-01-1907                     Completed  :   March 1907
 
On 21-10-1939, S.S. Lake Neuchatel was scuttled as a blockship in the Kirk Sound, Scapa Flow.
 
She was raised again in 1948 and delivered to Troon's West of Scotland Shipbreaking facility in June 1948.
 
( Seen below as the S.S. Claveresk - her name from 1907 through 1918 )
 
 
 

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