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Name: HOPEMOOR
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 31/05/1911
Completed: 07/1911
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 420
Dimensions: 3740grt, 2375nrt, 347.0 x 49.1 x 25.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 42 & 68 x 45ins), 320nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 132564
History:
07/1911 Moor Line Ltd (W Runciman & Co), London
14/02/1917 Sank
Comments: 14/02/1917: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat U60 when 20 miles
NW of the Skelligs on a voyage from Baltimore to Hull with wheat.