denwick head

barry065
30th January 2006, 22:25
hi does anybody hav the history of the denwick head?it was built after the 2nd world war i think..please help me some1 thanx barry...anymore info or pics any1 please???

zelo1954
30th January 2006, 22:39
hi does anybody hav the history of the denwick head?it was built after the 2nd world war i think..please help me some1 thanx barry...

I have a build date of 1947. Owned by AF Henry & Macgregor of course. Someone with access to sources will expand this out considerably very shortly I think

Bruce Carson
30th January 2006, 22:50
Here's a photo:

http://www.merchant-navy.net/Pictures/denwick%20head.html

The only information I can add is 2,006GT, 279' x 41', single screw, 3exp, 10 1/2 knots.

Barry, welcome to the site: enjoy it, gain some information and have some fun.

Bruce C.

nigelcollett
31st January 2006, 10:50
Hi Barry

Denwick Head built 1947 completed by J Crown & Sons Ltd, Sunderland as the INGWI for Rolf Wigand, Bergen. Purchased by Henry & MacGregor in 1955 and renamed Denwick Head. (O.N. 186638). 'Fraid I don't have any history after 1957.

She was the second to bear the name for H&M the other being built in 1923 for Spillers SS Co Cardiff, as the Wheatbake (263g O.N. 145730), purchased by H&M in 1933 and renamed Denwick Head. 1946 Sold to Lochbroom Trading Co Ltd and r/n Moorfield. 1948 Sold to Mac Shipping Ltd Glasgow. 1955 Sold for breaking up

Regards

NigelC

R58484956
31st January 2006, 12:23
Welcome Barry to the site enjoy it and all it has to offer

spartan
16th February 2006, 18:59
She was renamed Tulipa 63,Alec 67.Broken up in 1971 afraid don't have any details as to where.

stephano
3rd March 2006, 12:44
joined denwick head feb 1959 did three trips up the baltic with coke
signed on so shields paid off north shields never saw or heard of her
again(thankgod)
alan