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Name: MORA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 21/10/1899
Completed: 12/1899
Builder: John Readhead & Sons
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 343
Dimensions: 3047grt, 1965nrt, 323.2 x 47.1 x 22.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (24, 40 & 64 x 45ins), 293nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Co, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 112641
History:
12/1899 English & American Shipping Co Ltd (CT Bowring & Co Ltd), London
08/09/1915 Sank
Comments: 08/09/1915: Captured, shelled & sunk by U-Boat U20 when
68 miles W by S of Belle Ile at 46.50N 04.40W
On a voyage from Santander to Newport with a cargo of ore


Shields Daily Gazette, Monday, 23/10/1899