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Confield - a general history

In the Huddersfield Daily Examiner, Thursday, 29th January, 1914:
"A telegram from Dungeness dated last night states that the British steamer Confield passed west at 9.35 pm and signalled "Have been in collision off Dover with a cross-Channel steamer from Dover. Damage not serious. Ship making no water. Am proceeding to Bordeaux." The Confield left Hartlepool on Tuesday for Bordeaux."

In the same column was a further report:
"Lloyds' Ostend agent cables today that the Belgian Mail Steamer Ville de Liege reports having collided last night with the British steamer Cosfield [Confield], of Newcastle. The former vessel was badly damaged."

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