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Name: LINKMOOR
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 09/04/1914
Completed: 05/1914
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 441
Dimensions: 4306grt, 2746nrt, 369.8 x 51.5 x 26.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (26, 42 & 69 x 48ins), 386nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 136681
History:
05/1914 Moor Line Ltd (W Runciman & Co), Newcastle
20/09/1915 Sank
Comments: 20/09/1915: Sank after being captured and shelled by U-Boat U35 when
50 miles west of Cape Matapan (36.16N 21.18E) on a voyage from Lemnos to Malta with coal.