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Name: HIGHCLIFFE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 10/09/1927
Completed: 11/1927
Builder: J Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 486
Dimensions: 3847grt, 2323nrt, 363.9 x 50.5 x 23.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 42 & 69 x 45ins), 371nhp
Engines by: J Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 139916
History:
11/1927 Cliffe Steamship Co Ltd (GT Readhead & Co, managers), South Shields
06/02/1940 Wrecked
Comments: 06/02/1940: Wrecked at Forewick Holme, Shetlands Islands
On a voyage from Narvik to Immingham with a cargo of iron ore


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