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Name: DARTMOOR
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 13/07/1892
Completed: 08/1892
Builder: John Readhead & Sons
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 282
Dimensions: 2870grt, 1846nrt, 306.0 x 41.7 x 21.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (23, 37.5 & 61.5 x 42ins), 250nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Co, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 99463
History:
08/1892 South Shields Steam Shipping Co Ltd (W Runciman & Co), South Shields
1898 Moor Line Ltd (W Runciman & Co), South Shields
1905 J & P Hutchison, Glasgow
27/05/1917 Sank
Comments: 27/05/1917: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat UC50, 35 miles SE of the Fastnet
On a voyage from Gibraltar to Garston with a cargo of ore


Above photo shows DARTMOOR to the left. Photo courtesy of Richard Cox