Briarfield

Vessel name on Arrival: Briarfield

Original Builder: Lytham Shipbuilding & Engineering, Lytham, St Anne's

Original Yard No: 579

Official Number: 143669

Vessel Type: cargo

GRT: 446

Year Built: 1920

Arrival Date: 10/06/1955

Breakup Started: 27/06/1955

Date First Beached: 04/07/1955

Date Breakup Completed: 14/10/1956

Draught For’d: 5' 0"

Draught Aft: 11' 0"

Name Changes:

 

1920  :  Zillah Shipping & Carrying Company Limited

1949  :  Zillah Shipping Company Limited  (following takeover by Coast Lines)

Other Information:

 

Steam coasting vessel for the Zillah Shipping & Carrying Company Limited of Liverpool

 

20-05-1920  :  Launched

13-09-1920  :  Completed

 

Dimensions  :  43.3 metres  x  7.9 metres

 

Propulsion  :  Triple expansion steam reciprocating engine

 

Speed  :  8.5 knots