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Name: HIGHCLIFFE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 18/08/1909
Completed: 10/1909
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 409
Dimensions: 3238grt, 2040nrt, 335.3 x 47.6 x 23.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (23.5, 39 & 65 x 45ins), 299nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 129811
History:
10/1909 Cliffe SS Co Ltd (GT Readhead & Co), South Shields
03/09/1918 Sank
Comments: 03/09/1918: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat UB87 when 13 miles
SE of Tuskar Rock, outward from Glasgow with coal.