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Ashleigh

Ashleigh

Basic Data

Item Value
Type Cargo Ship
Registered owners, managers and operators Tatem Steam Navigation Co.
Builders Furness Shipbuilding Co. Ltd.
Yard Haverton Hill
Country UK
Yard 77
Registry UK
Official Number 148560
Call Sign KQLV
Classification Society N/K
Gross Tonnage 4,853
Net Tonnage 2,893
Length 410.5 Ft.
Overall Length N/K
Breadth 53.6 Ft.
Depth 25.6 Ft.
Draught N/K
Engine Type Triple-expansion Steam Engine
Engine Details Cylinders of bore 27", 45", and 75" and stroke 51"
Engine Works Hartlepool
Engine Builder Country UK
Boiler Details N/K
Propulsion Type Single Screw
Power 402 NHP
Maximum Speed (knots) 9

Additional Construction Information

Career Highlights

Date Event
22 January 1925 Launched
March 1925 Completed

Crew and Capacity Information

Item Value
Crew N/K
Cargo Capacity N/K

Status and Service History Information

Item Value
Status Broken Up
Service History Information Ownership changed to Kingson Hill Steamship Co. Ltd and name changed to Kingston Hill in 1936, to Kassos Steam Navigation Co. Ltd. and named changed to Stavros in 1937, to Santiago Steamship Col Ltd. in 1959 and to Cia de Nav Vitroria Neptune SA and named changed to Amu Darya in 1960. Taken to be broken up at Osaka in April 1962.

Chulmleigh (1938)

Chulmleigh

Basic Data

Item Value
Type Cargo Ship
Registered owners, managers and operators Dulverton Steamship Co. Ltd.
Builders Bartram & Sons
Yard Southwick, Sunderland
Country UK
Yard 238
Registry UK
Official Number 166440
Call Sign GJGM
Classification Society N/K
Gross Tonnage 5,445
Net Tonnage 3,202
Length 430.1 Ft.
Overall Length N/K
Breadth 56.2 Ft.
Depth 26.8 Ft.
Draught N/K
Engine Type Triple-expansion Steam Engine
Engine Details Cylinders of bore 24", 40" and 69" and stroke 48"
Engine Works Hartlepool
Engine Builder Country UK
Boiler Details 2 single-ended boilers and an auxiliary single-ended boiler operating at 220 psi
Propulsion Type N/K
Power 502 NHP
Maximum Speed (knots) 10.5

Additional Construction Information

Career Highlights

Date Event
8 December 1937 Launched
May 1938 Completed

Crew and Capacity Information

Item Value
Crew N/K
Cargo Capacity N/K

Status and Service History Information

Item Value
Status Sunk/foundered (Act of War)
Service History Information Change of ownership to Atlantic Shipping & Trading Co. Ltd. She was damaged on 5 November 1942 by an attack by aircraft and was beached at South Cape, Spitzbergen. At 15.58 hours on 6 November the stranded ship was torpedoed by German submarine U-625 which completed the destruction of the vessel with gunfire. Later the wreck was again bombed by a Ju88. The master, three crew members and nine gunners survived but 36 crew members and nine gunners were lost, many dying of frostbite. The crew landed on an isolated part of Spitzbergen and were not rescued until 4 January 1943 by troops from the local garrison at Barentsburg. A photo of the memorial panel to those that lost their lives can be found on the Benjidog Tower Hill website HERE.

Chulmleigh (1946)

Chumleigh

Basic Data

Item Value
Type Cargo Ship
Registered owners, managers and operators Atlantic Shipping & Trading Co. Ltd.
Builders W. Doxford & Sons
Yard Pallion, Sunderland
Country UK
Yard 733
Registry UK
Official Number 180814
Call Sign GDTC
Classification Society N/K
Gross Tonnage 5,349
Net Tonnage 2,882
Length 429 Ft.
Overall Length N/K
Breadth 56.5 Ft.
Depth 26 Ft.
Draught N/K
Engine Type Diesel Engine
Engine Details 3 cylinder 2S.C.SA with bore 23 3/8" and stroke 91 5/16"
Engine Works Sunderland
Engine Builder Country UK
Boiler Details N/A
Propulsion Type N/K
Power 516 MN
Maximum Speed (knots) 10.5

Additional Construction Information

Career Highlights

Date Event
16 July 1945 Launched
January 1946 Completed

Crew and Capacity Information

Item Value
Crew N/K
Cargo Capacity N/K

Status and Service History Information

Item Value
Status Wrecked
Service History Information Launched as Empire Northfleet her name was changed to Chulmleigh before completion. Change of ownership to Whalton Shipping Co. Ltd. and name changed to Rugeley in 1961, Change of owner to Union Fair Shipping Co. and change of name to Madura in 1964. She was wrecked at Lantao, Hong Kong on 28 May 1964 and taken to be broken up on 10 August 1964.

Exning

Exning

Basic Data

Item Value
Type Cargo Ship
Registered owners, managers and operators Atlantic Shipping & Trading Co. Ltd.
Builders Austin & Pickersgill
Yard Southwick
Country UK
Yard 840
Registry UK
Official Number 306260
Call Sign N/K
Classification Society N/K
Gross Tonnage 10,596
Net Tonnage N/K
Length 146.3 Metres
Overall Length 157.3 Metres
Breadth 21.5 Metres
Depth N/K
Draught N/K
Engine Type Diesel Engine
Engine Details N/K
Engine Works N/K
Engine Builder Country N/K
Boiler Details N/K
Propulsion Type Single Screw
Power N/K
Maximum Speed (knots) 16

Career Highlights

Date Event
19 November 1964 Launched
February 1965 Completed

Crew and Capacity Information

Item Value
Crew N/K
Cargo Capacity N/K

Status and Service History Information

Item Value
Status Broken up
Service History Information Ownership changed to Maravilia Cia Naviera SA and name changed to Maritsa 1973, name changed to Maritsa II 1974, ownership changed to Milkyway SA and name to Cyprus Trader in 1983. Taken to be broken up at Gadani Beach by Molasses Trading & Export Co. 6 April 1985. She was the last ship to fly the Tatem Flag.

Filleigh

Filleigh

Basic Data

Item Value
Type Cargo Ship
Registered owners, managers and operators Atlantic Shipping & Trading Co. Ltd.
Builders Bartram & Sons Ltd.
Yard South Dock, Sunderland
Country UK
Yard 362
Registry UK
Official Number 187608
Call Sign N/K
Classification Society N/K
Gross Tonnage 5,668
Net Tonnage N/K
Length 131.6 Metres
Overall Length 140.2 Metres
Breadth 18.3 Metres
Depth N/K
Draught N/K
Engine Type Diesel Engine
Engine Details N/K
Engine Works N/K
Engine Builder Country N/K
Boiler Details N/K
Propulsion Type Single Screw
Power N/K
Maximum Speed (knots) 14.5

Career Highlights

Date Event
15 February 1957 Launched
July 1957 Completed

Crew and Capacity Information

Item Value
Crew N/K
Cargo Capacity N/K

Status and Service History Information

Item Value
Status Wrecked
Service History Information Ownership changed to W.J.Tatem Ltd. in 1960, to Corp Peruana de Vapores and name changed to Ucayali 1963, ownership changed to Simaba Cia Maratima SA and name to Anna Maria S. in 1969. Whe was wrecked on 20 May 1978 15 nautical miles South-West of Bornholm and taken to be broken up at Eckhardt & Co. at Hamburg 20 May 1978.

Glanely

Glanely

Basic Data

Item Value
Type Cargo Ship
Registered owners, managers and operators Atlantic Shipping & Trading Co. Ltd.
Builders William Pickersgill & Sons
Yard Southwick, Sunderland
Country UK
Yard 362
Registry UK
Official Number 301186
Call Sign N/K
Classification Society N/K
Gross Tonnage 8,261
Net Tonnage N/K
Length 132.9 Metres
Overall Length 142.9 Metres
Breadth 18.2 Metres
Depth N/K
Draught N/K
Engine Type Diesel Engine
Engine Details N/K
Engine Works N/K
Engine Builder Country N/K
Boiler Details N/K
Propulsion Type Single Screw
Power N/K
Maximum Speed (knots) 15

Career Highlights

Date Event
26 May 1960 Launched
July 1960 Completed

Crew and Capacity Information

Item Value
Crew N/K
Cargo Capacity N/K

Status and Service History Information

Item Value
Status Broken up
Service History Information Change of ownership to Douglas Steamship Co. Ltd. and name to Inchona in 1969, to Bardal Shipping Co. SA and name to Alekos K. in 1975 and to Alkistis Shipping Co. SA and name to Aries in 1978. She was taken to be broken up at Alang by Chaudhary Industries 25 April 1987.

Goodleigh (1928)

Goodleigh

Basic Data

Item Value
Type Cargo Ship
Registered owners, managers and operators Dulverton Steamship Co. Ltd.
Builders R. Thompson & Sons
Yard Southwick, Sunderland
Country UK
Yard 329
Registry UK
Official Number 160368
Call Sign LBHC
Classification Society N/K
Gross Tonnage 3,845
Net Tonnage 2,323
Length 360 Ft.
Overall Length N/K
Breadth 50 Ft.
Depth 23.9 Ft.
Draught N/K
Engine Type Triple-expansion Steam Engine
Engine Details Cylinders of bore 24", 40" and 66" with stroke 45".
Engine Works Sunderland
Engine Builder Country UK
Boiler Details 2 single ended boilers operating at 180psi
Propulsion Type Single Screw
Power 361 NHP
Maximum Speed (knots) 10

Additional Construction Information

Career Highlights

Date Event
24 January 1928 Launched
March 1928 Completed

Crew and Capacity Information

Item Value
CrewN/K
Cargo CapacityN/K

Status and Service History Information

Item Value
Status Sunk/foundered (Act of War)
Service History Information Change of ownership to Reunert & Co and name to Christoph v. Doornum in 1937, change of ownership to Fisser & v.Doornum Reederei GmbH in 1939. At the outbreak of WW2 she was in port in Canada and seized by the Canadian Government. She passed to the British Government and renamed Empire Commerce in 1928. She struck a mine off Margate on 9 June 1940 (5 cables on a bearing of 220 degrees from the North-East Spit Buoy) and was beached but had to be scrapped. Two members of the crew lost their lives. Presumably their bodies were recovered as they are not recorded on the Tower Hill memorial.

Goodleigh (1938)

Goodleigh

Basic Data

Item Value
Type Cargo Ship
Registered owners, managers and operators W.J. Tatem
Builders Austin & Pickersgill Ltd
Yard Southwick, Sunderland
Country UK
Yard 240
Registry UK
Official Number 166586
Call Sign GNNK
Classification Society N/K
Gross Tonnage 5,448
Net Tonnage 3,208
Length 430.1 Ft.
Overall Length N/K
Breadth 56.2 Ft.
Depth 26.8 Ft.
Draught N/K
Engine Type Triple-expansion Steam Engine
Engine Details Cylinders of bore 24", 39" and 69" with stroke 48"
Engine Works Hartlepool
Engine Builder Country UK
Boiler Details 2 single boilers operating at 220 psi and an auxiliary boiler
Propulsion Type Single Screw
Power 502 NHP
Maximum Speed (knots) N/K

Additional Construction Information

Career Highlights

Date Event
28 July 1938 Launched
October 1938 Completed

Crew and Capacity Information

Item Value
Crew N/K
Cargo Capacity N/K

Status and Service History Information

Item Value
Status Sunk/foundered (Act of War)
Service History Information Sunk on 2 December 1940 by torpedoes fired by German submarine U-52 at position 55° 02' N 18° 45' W. Casualty and memorial details can be found on the Benjidog Tower Hill website HERE.

Iddesleigh

Iddesleigh

Basic Data

Item Value
Registered owners, managers and operators Tatem Steam Navigation Co. Ltd.
Builders Robert Thompson & Sons Ltd.
Yard Southwick, Sunderland
Country UK
Yard 327
Registry UK
Official Number 149886
Call Sign KWLM
Classification Society N/K
Gross Tonnage 5,205
Net Tonnage 3,095
Length 420.7 Ft.
Overall Length N/K
Breadth 55.3 Ft.
Depth 25.7 Ft.
Draught N/K
Engine Type Triple-expansion Steam Engine
Engine Details Cylinders of bore 27", 45" and 75" and stroke 51"
Engine Works Sunderland
Engine Builder Country UK
Boiler Details 3 single-ended boilers operating at 180 psi
Propulsion Type Single Screw
Power 570 NHP
Maximum Speed (knots) 11.5

Additional Construction Information

Career Highlights

Date Event
1 July 1927 Launched
September 1927 Completed

Crew and Capacity Information

Item Value
Crew N/K
Cargo Capacity N/K

Status and Service History Information

Item Value
Status Sunk/foundered (Act of War)
Service History Information She was damaged on 10 August 1944 by a torpedo fired by an E-boat. She was towed away and beached off Langrune. On 17 August 1944, whilst still aground South of #90 Buoy, she was torpedoed again by a one-man assault submarine and was declared a constructive total loss. Two members of the crew lost their lives in the original attack. A photo of the memorial panel can be found on the Benjidog Tower Hill website HERE.

Lord Glanely

Lord Glanely

Basic Data

Item Value
Type
Registered owners, managers and operators Atlantic Shipping & Trading Co. Ltd.
Builders William Pickersgill & Sons
Yard Southwick, Sunderland
Country UK
Yard 304
Registry UK
Official Number 181643
Call Sign N/K
Classification Society N/K
Gross Tonnage 5,640
Net Tonnage N/K
Length 129.6 Metres
Overall Length 137.4 Metres
Breadth 17.2 Metres
Depth N/K
Draught N/K
Engine Type Triple-expansion Steam Engine
Engine Details N/K
Engine Works N/K
Engine Builder Country N/K
Boiler Details N/K
Propulsion Type Single Screw
Power N/K
Maximum Speed (knots) 10

Career Highlights

Date Event
6 March 1947 Launched
June 1947 Completed

Crew and Capacity Information

Item Value
Crew N/K
Cargo Capacity N/K

Status and Service History Information

Item Value
Status Broken up
Service History Information Change of ownership to Gulf Steamships Ltd. and name to Mehdi in 1960, change of ownership to Gulf Shipping Corp. Ltd. 1971. She was taken to Gadani Beach to be broken up by Metalside Ltd. 13 September 1973.