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Name: LANGLEEFORD
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 30/10/1925
Completed: 11/1925
Builder: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 954
Dimensions: 4622grt, 2819nrt, 370.0 x 56.2 x 25.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 41 & 66 x 45ins), 355nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 149402
History:
11/1925 Medomsley Steam Shipping Co Ltd (F Carrick & Co ltd, managers), Newcastle
14/02/1940 Sank
Comments: 14/02/1940: Torpedoed and sank 70miles NW of Fastnet


Photo courtesy of Richard Cox