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It had to happen I suppose

A ship named FAIRFIELD........ I have no details of her at all I'm afraid.

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Hi Fairfield,i was an A/B on the Earlsfield early 60,s Zillah shipping company where the owners.As far as i can remember we where on charter to Coast Lines.Dont know if there is a connection Bob Nightingale
 

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Built july 1921 at Beverley. Bombed by german aircraft and sunk off hollyhead on 15th. july 1941. 468grt.,192nrt., 152ft.loa, 25.2ft.,beam, 10.8ft. draft. Owners Coppack of Connah,s Quay. Colin
 

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There was only a FARFIELD with the fate Colin mentions, but according to Lloyd's a three masted coaster!
http://www.plimsollshipdata.org/pdffile.php?name=37b0299.pdf
 

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i think it is safe to say fairfield belonged to the zillah shipping co,possibly scrapped in fifties when co moved to motor ships
 

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Reserve judgement on the reliable bit and as for age, just about equal.............
 

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