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Name: HIGHCLIFFE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 18/08/1909
Completed: 09/1909
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, 10.0 knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 129811
History:
22/09/1909 Cliffe Steamship Co Ltd (GT Readhead & Co), South Shields
03/09/1918 Sank
Comments: 03/09/1918: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat UB87, 13 miles SE of Tuskar Rock
When outwards from Glasgow with a cargo of coal


Shields Daily News, Thursday, 19/08/1909