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Name: MIDDLESBRO'
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/08/1924
Completed: 10/1924
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 535
Dimensions: 989grt, 403nrt, 225.2 x 32.2 x 14.3ft
Engines: T3cyl (19, 31 & 50 x 33ins), 185nhp
Engines by: Shields Engineering Co Ltd, North Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 148093
History:
10/1924 Tyne-Tees Steam Shipping Co Ltd,Newcastle
09/12/1939 Sank
Comments: 09/12/1939: Hit a submerged object & sank 1 mile off Flamborough Head


Photo courtesy of Richard Cox