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Name: LETCHWORTH
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 06/1924
Completed: 09/1924
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 235
Dimensions: 1317grt, 717nrt, 235.2 x 35.7 x 14.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (18, 30 & 49 x 33ins), 179nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 148085
History:
09/1924 Watergate Steamship Co (RS Dalgleish & RI James), Newcastle
01/11/1940 Sank
Comments: 01/11/1940: Bombed and sunk between West Oaze and Mouse Light Vessels
On voyage from Blyth for London with coal


Photo courtesy of Clive Ketley

Photo courtesy of Richard Cox